This is the second in John Gleeson Connolly's series on handmade toys. The same technique can be applied to make any number of objects with plywood - magic wands, swords, treasure coins. Happy woodworking!
• The Star: John Gleeson Connolly is an actor, contractor and object maker who lives with his family in Los Angeles in the construction site they call home. We also recommend John's How to Build a Hammered Light and Making a Cypher Wheel.
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