The construction and finish will stand up to outdoor use and still look great indoors. Two children can ride this tough horsey at the same time, for an enjoyable experience.
The plan was posted in Popular Science's 1989 Yearbook.
The second plan today is a great little revolving jib crane designed and built by John Capotosto and posted in Popular Science's 1985 Yearbook. I would have loved playing with one of these when I was a kid, lifting Lego blocks or Meccano parts into place. Standard toy wheels are used throughout. They are readily available from many sources, but of course you can make your own too.