We receive letters, videos and emails from customers with comments and pictures of completed plans.  Here are a few:

 

“Hi, have just finished my version of the Deusenberg, I bought the plans some years ago from woodcraft and have only just gotten around to it, I normally enjoy making intarsia and model ships, this was a lovely change and enjoyed the way you had set out the plans, they are very good, when I say my version, I mean that I changed it slightly to a convertible, please find enclose pics of the finished product, thought you might like to have a copy as a form of feedback, many thanks for making the plans available, someone must have spent an awful amount of time getting them right, hope you like the pics as much as I do”.  Kind regards, Norman Long

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“I would like to thank you for the many hours of enjoyment I have had making many of your projects. I have built all of your trains and fire trucks. The latest is your Wildflower Rocking Horse. I keep checking your web just to make sure I am not missing something. I have a lot of my projects in my office and they get a lot of attention. Again I want to thank you and keep those plans coming”.  B. Cunningham

"I congratulate you on the details and completeness of the plans and I have found that if I follow them exactly, it all goes together very well.......you have a feeling of accomplishment as individual segments are completed. It will be a Christmas gift for my grandson." L. Drake

“I congratulate you on the details and completeness of the plans and I have found that if I follow them exactly, it all goes together very well…….you have a feeling of accomplishment as individual segments are completed. It will be a Christmas gift for my grandson.” L. Drake

 

"My 13 year old son and I had attended a trade show in Grand Rapids and viewed a completed working model.....The construction process required learning a few new techniques. The tower was built in sections and finished with clear polyurethane as soon as the section was completed....I believe it will be around in the future when grandchildren come to visit." L.F. Howland Michigan

“My 13 year old son and I had attended a trade show in Grand Rapids and viewed a completed working model…..The construction process required learning a few new techniques. The tower was built in sections and finished with clear polyurethane as soon as the section was completed….I believe it will be around in the future when grandchildren come to visit.”  L.F. Howland Michigan

 

"I recently finished your Marble Chest. It was fun to build and I must compliment you on your design, instructions and patterns. Great Job. The layout and dimensions were so accurate that I had few problems. I also built my grandson the Marble Tower. The first time he saw it, he played nearly 5 hours straight with it. Great plans and a fine job." R. Altier

“I recently finished your Marble Chest. It was fun to build and I must compliment you on your design, instructions and patterns. Great Job. The layout and dimensions were so accurate that I had few problems. I also built my grandson the Marble Tower. The first time he saw it, he played nearly 5 hours straight with it. Great plans and a fine job.”  R. Altier

 

"I have built the Iron Horse train and enclosed a picture. I am currently building the Ahrens-Fox Fire engine. Building the Iron Horse was great fun." G. S.

“I have built the Iron Horse train and enclosed a picture. I am currently building the Ahrens-Fox Fire engine. Building the Iron Horse was great fun.”  G. S.

 

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“I solved the hinge problem by adding a small block of wood below the lid. The project works well and my grandsons were thrilled to get it.”  B. Myhre

 

"Anyone looking for an interesting, challenging, and fun project, this is it. Many hours can be spent making and assembling this project. It will have you scratching your head at times, but when people watch marbles go thru the maze, they'll say that's amazing. It will be worth the time spent." d J. Dixon

“Anyone looking for an interesting, challenging, and fun project, this is it. Many hours can be spent making and assembling this project. It will have you scratching your head at times, but when people watch marbles go
thru the maze, they’ll say that’s amazing. It will be worth the time spent.”  J. Dixon

 

Hello! I'm writing on behalf of my 85 year old father, who just completed the Victorian Dollhouse. I've attached pictures. As you can see, he went above and beyond what the plans called for :-) It is truly a masterpiece! The recipient is my grand-daughter (his great- granddaughter)...So proud of my Dad! Enjoy!! D. Koehn

“Hello!
I’m writing on behalf of my 85 year old father, who just completed the Victorian Dollhouse. I’ve attached pictures. As you can see, he went above and beyond what the plans called for 🙂
It is truly a masterpiece! The recipient is my grand-daughter (his great- granddaughter)…So proud of my Dad! Enjoy!!”  D. Koehn

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An added note; His interior additions are not included in the plan. They were his own designs. Very impressive. We have learned this woodworker may take on two more houses for other family members.

We have other examples of finished projects that are included with YouTube videos on the individual plan pages.  There are many more examples of our plans on the internet.  Especially examples of our Marble devices you can find searching in Google.

 


Our products built by our customers often win contests at state and county fairs, guilds and other contests.  One of the most prestigious was Rockler Woodworking’s annual design contest.  Although the various years of winners have been pulled down from their site, we captured a couple pages shown below.  Our Carousel Horse and Wildflower Horse were both national contest winners.  The list below shows several (removed links) of many of our plans winning different categories of contests from plans from Forest Street Designs.

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Below are pages that Rockler closed that had photos of more contest winners made from our plans.

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We are also please many of our products are on display at the celebrated Craftsmanship Museum in Carlsbad California.  Below are a few snapshots of our displayed products.  Their site is: www.craftsmanshipmuseum.com

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Our Victorian Barbie House as a contest winner.  Builder unknown

Below are other contest winners from around the world and completed projects from our plans