The 28 imaginative wooden toys in this collection are sure to delight young children. With designs that will launch a ping-pong ball, spin a nickel or pop a gumball into the air, each plan includes patterns and step-by-step instructions with supporting photographs.

Lists of tools and materials needed are included, as well as tips on assembling the pieces. The book also has a good primer on woodworking basics, such as selecting and cutting wood, drilling holes, nailing and finishing.

Softcover, 8" × 8", 223 pages, 2009.