Woodturning with The Old Woodworker 2016 Christmas Ornament Challenge

Welcome back
This is my entry for the 2016 Christmas Ornament Challenge. It is a series of model trains made from wooden doweling and scraps from my shop.
The Train engine has a cab (7/8” dia. Turning 3/4” long) a boiler (5/8” dia. turning 1 ½” long) and a smoke stack (3/8” dia. 5/8” long with a ¼” tenon) all mounted on a ¼” piece of wood 1” wide and 2 ¾”
The tanker has a body (5/8” dia. 2 ½” long) mounted on a ¼” piece of wood 1” wide and 2 ¾”
The caboose a body (3/4” square 2 ½” long) mounted on a ¼” piece of wood 1” wide and 2 ¾”
Each of the cars received wheels that were made from 3/8” dia. Exotic wood dowel rod. The wheels were cut to 7/8” length. I lost the footage of cutting the caboose top for a back raised viewing tower.
I painted all the train cars with red Acrylic paint that I had watered down slightly for easier spreading. I applied silver paint from an art pen. The roof of the caboose viewing tower was painted black.
I have also included in the pictures at the end of the video some different designs options for the cars. These were painted by my sister who has a way better painting skill than me.

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