More ideas from D
the Gilbert Atomic Energy Lab came with real live radioactive materials. It was supposedly low-level radiation and "completely safe and harmless!"   This toy was unofficially promoted by the U.S. government, which advertised a cash reward along with the toy to anyone who used the toy's Geiger counter to find uranium.

Yes, the Gilbert Atomic Energy Lab came with real live radioactive materials. It was supposedly low-level radiation and "completely safe and harmless!" though this is 1950 we're talking about.

Gilbert Atomic Energy Lab.....I want one of these!!!

Gilbert Atomic Energy Lab: included 4 types of uranium ore, a Geiger counter, a comic called "Dagwood Spits The Atom" and a coupon for ordering more radioactive materials.(from 8 Banned Children's Toys From Yesteryear)

Scroll saw; Queen Bee (intarsia), the first of 4 bees I'll be finishing. A tribute to my great g-pa and g-pa's honey business.

Scroll saw; Queen Bee (intarsia), the first of 4 bees I'll be finishing. A tribute to my great g-pa and g-pa's honey business.

intarsia

Here are photos of some of the intarsia projects that I have completed. Intarsia is the art of making up a mosaic picture or portrait using wood of different colours and thicknesses.