Introduction

The tools and steps in this guide can be applied by a FiYer(Fix-it-Yourselfer) to repairing various wooden toys not just toy trains

Tools

Parts

No parts required.

Locate all the missing wooden parts of the toy.
  • Locate all the missing wooden parts of the toy.

  • Clean the toy and parts so they are free from food and grime

Tools needed:
  • Tools needed:

  • - Sandpaper 150 grit

  • - Good quality wood glue

Sand the part of the wooden smoke stack that is going to be fixed to the steam locomotive
  • Sand the part of the wooden smoke stack that is going to be fixed to the steam locomotive

  • Clean the wood dust

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Sanded and cleaned part free of dust and old glue
  • Sanded and cleaned part free of dust and old glue

Apply a thin and even layer of wood glue to the sanded portion
  • Apply a thin and even layer of wood glue to the sanded portion

Fix the smoke stack to the steam engine
  • Fix the smoke stack to the steam engine

  • Clean the excess glue around the joint with a paper towel

Choo-choo, the steam locomotive is as good as new.
  • Choo-choo, the steam locomotive is as good as new.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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