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A Little Boys Dream

   by Mark Hicks and Mark And Mary for Build A Dream (2014)

I started by drawing out plans. I used Dremal tools, Lathe, Miter saw, airbrush and various other hand tools. The Ferris wheel is made from the box, dowel rods, Styrofoam and wire. The hand crank is made from the plastic egg with mannequins arm and leg. The egg sits on the wire spool. The ticket booth is made from the box. The fence and ticket booth window is made from the wire mesh. The people were made with the modeling clay and painted,

I wanted to build a moving Ferris Wheel. I wanted to illustrate the joy a little boy feels when his dream comes true and he's tall enough to ride the Ferris wheel,

 


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