How to make wooden toys
• How to make wooden toys
Previously, it was in many kindergartens and received orders for manufacturing even at the top. Now Bogorodsk toy is very difficult. Absolutely to die she did not give the craftsmen working in the factory for a penny. Even on the basis of private orders for wood is not to leave, they no longer cheer up, what's the matter. Factory workers still remember how one day came a new Russian and asked to make a gift to the mother-in stupa. With a hint :)
Toys 350 years. Then, under the control of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in located near the village of Bogorodskoye started to develop wood processing. Inokostasy cut, trim, wooden sculptures and toys. Later there was a school master carvers and professional guild, the current factory.
More romantic version tells about a peasant, whose children tired of playing with a wooden doll, and they threw it. The farmer drove the doll to the fair, where he was lucky - he saw the toy merchant and ordered party. And began to engage residents Bogorodsky "toy business."
Is made from the dried wooden toy for 3-5 years old lime tree. This soft wood is well suited for cutting:
How to make wooden toys:
The preform product is first cut down with an ax or a saw cut out the pattern:
Then the machining tools - chisels and special Bogorodskaya very sharp knives. Yes, knives were also local. Once while one part of the village to make toys, and the second - Ready knives and chisels to make them. Master Who are imported instrument or do it yourself, just need to name:
In the worker with experience on clipping one workpiece spent 15-20 minutes. However, the time master on the plant short - before lunch. Further, many go home for a private job, or perform custom factory. We arrived just in time for dinner, and all the masters had gone. It had all the accompanying show. In a month at a rate of 130-140 products it should pass. Cuts and bruises - a common occurrence at work, but people do not lose heart.
They work here. Inside it smells like a tree:
Then - in other cases. They have brick:
After processing toy gather in parts:
And this is - the future Carlson. Below are painted:
While traditional toys are not painted, now from this rule sometimes retreating. The result is not worse :)
Gouache work, and after the cover harmless oil varnish. Earlier cases were excellent and factory employed several hundred people. Now the workers is becoming less and less, even some shops are empty. They say that the staff has decreased by 2 times and had aged 12 years.
However, the toy is still remarkable. Look how cool Carlson:
Just class. Toy holds in his hands, the ball rotates - Carlson moves his hand and eats jam jar with whom he is not attached:
But the spoon has given ... And he was pleased with
There are toys and other heroes of fairy tales. Here the ball is spinning and the grandmother with the grandfather baked bun:
There are various mobile themes - Cat fishing, chickens pecking at grain. This toy develops the imagination and hands.
Unpainted toy often depicts peasant life, "help" which beasts. However, a lot of stories, and the characters will deal depends on the imagination of the master. There are also mobile, as this - the most famous - "Smith":
In the museum at the factory across the composition to a fabulous theme:
Cut master and unique things like these chess "Northern War". Peter and Charles XII with his queens:
The big problem is the new factory shots. Young people after a local art school or leaves, or engaged in private sharp. Otherwise - do not survive. Here are shops at home. Many workers also advantageous to work at home and earn a percentage of the order with the factory, we go at it for a ridiculous salary of a few thousand. Spoil the situation and "wizard" that sell fake. There, according to the workers, a lot. Their quality is low, and the client can be easily fooled. In addition to the master toy factory makes custom carved furniture, wooden wall panels with three-dimensional images of people and animals.
With the raw material is no problem. The village traders sell linden with machines. reasonable prices - one cubic meter worth several thousand, but it will suffice for a year of work.
Bogorodskaya toy was not included in the Olympic Games in Sochi, the characters, it is not called them upstairs nice, but in reality empty set of television words like "pride edge by which Russia continues to revive." It does not give foreigners at receptions. Today - times higher and massive orders passed. But the toy is still alive. The remaining masters, mostly female - fans of the business.
At the factory there is a shop. Prices - from a few hundred rubles, have a choice. In Moscow stores will certainly be more expensive. Anyway, whether you can buy this toy in Moscow?