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Four options for ordering:
    1) You can place a secure order over the Internet and pay by credit card (Visa, MasterCard) directly to us.  The last page where you enter your credit card number is secure.  You will receive an email receipt.
     2) You can place a secure order over the Internet and pay by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express) through PayPal secure services.
    3) You can place an order over the Internet and pay by check or money order.  Your order will be emailed to us and we will complete the order upon receipt of your check or money order.  You will receive an email receipt.
    4) Or, as in times past, just print and complete an order form and send by postal mail with your check or money order.

Safety Note:  With Safety in mind, please be cautioned that small and stick-type toys are not recommended for children under three years of age.

Handcrafted Wood Toys From Times Past
"And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men..."
Colossians 3:23
Specializing in beautifully handcrafted wooden toys
that have passed the test of time.


Action Toys Noise Toys Puzzles Animated Toys Tricks

Don & Dawn Shurlow Don & Dawn Shurlow
4299 East Shearer Road
Rhodes, Michigan 48652
Phone:  (989) 689-4663

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Creating "Toys From Times Past" from wood is my joy and my living.  In designing and making each toy, trick, and "executive" puzzle, attention to detail is important.  Beginning with rough boards of cherry, walnut, maple, and mahogany, I plane, size cut, and sand the wood until it is ready to be used.  I then make the many different parts involved in the various toys.  I also use the lathe to turn several of the toys. Many of the puzzles have secret, internal locks and I especially enjoy this challenge.  Danish oil is used to finish the over sixty items I currently create.  Upon completion, the toys display the beauty of the hardwoods and create opportunities for fun and challenge for all ages.  My wife, Dawn, has been my helper in the business, assembling toys, doing historical research, and demonstrating at shows with me.

Making Wood Toys
  "Commit Thy Works unto the Lord, and thy thoughts shall be established."
- Proverbs 16:3

Here is a comprehensive list of all the handcrafted Wood toys:
Wood Gee Haw Toy Stick; Wood Trick Ball; Wood Fish Hook Trick; Wood Tricky Stick; Wood Sky Hook Trick; Wood Button Holer Trick; Wood Pillars of Solomon Trick; Wood Wobble Stone Trick; Wood Mumblety Peg Trick; Wood Trick Ball II; Wood Thumbthings Trick; Wood Limber Jack Animated Toy; Wood Flap Jack Animated Toy; Wood Climbing Bear Animated Toy; Wood Peckin' Chickens Animated Toy; Wood Penny Safe Puzzle; Nail Puzzle; Wood Two-Piece Puzzle; Wood Four Block Lock Puzzle; Wood Ox-Yoke Puzzle; Wood Tri-Mee Puzzle; Wood Y-Knot Puzzle; Wood Burr Puzzle; Wood Dozen-It Puzzle; Wood On Edge Puzzle; Wood Cube-It Puzzle; Wood What Four Puzzle; Wood Pegged Puzzle; Wood X-It Puzzle; Wood Safe-Tee Puzzle; Rope-a-Dope Puzzle; Wood Trapped Treasure Puzzle; Wood Train Whistle Noise Toy; Wood Rattle Trap Noise Toy; Wood Bull Roar Noise Toy; Wood Turkey Call Noise Toy; Wood Jacob's Ladder Action Toy; Wood Spindle Top Action Toy; Wood Button 'n String Action Toy; Wood Spool Tractor Action Toy; Wood Flying Machine Action Toy; Wood Hoop 'n Stick Action Toy; Wood Do Nothin' Machine Action Toy; Wood Jacks Action Toy; Glass Marbles Action Toy; Wood Spool Knitter Action Toy; Wood Diablo Action Toy; Wood Yo-Yo Action Toy; Wood Top Action Toy; Wood Jackstraws Action Toy; Wood Ball 'n Cup Action Toy; Wood Eskimo Bolo Action Toy; Wood Rubber Band Gun Action Toy; Wood Rhombus Top Action Toy; Wood Naughts 'n Crosses Action Toy; Wood Hopscotch Action Toy; Jump Rope Action Toy - Wood Handles; Wood Flying Hoop Action Toy; Cat's Cradle Action Toy; and Wood Baby Rattle Action Toy.