Mini Wooden Carousel Ki-Gu-Mi Overview
Beautifully designed, eco-friendly 3D wooden art puzzles. Perfect decorations for the home or office. Many items in the range also offer a practical function as innovative storage devices for items such as jewellery, stationery and business cards.
They’re fun and logical to construct, simply push out the parts from a plywood plate and assemble the sculpture by following the instructions. No glue needed.
A carousel (American English: from French carrousel and Italian carosello), roundabout (British English), or merry-go-round, is a type of amusement ride consisting of a rotating circular platform with seats for riders. The “seats” are traditionally in the form of rows of wooden horses or other animals mounted on posts, many of which are moved up and down by gears to simulate galloping, to the accompaniment of looped circus music. This leads to one of the alternative American names, the galloper. Other popular names are jumper, horseabout, and flying horses.
Carousels are commonly populated with horses, each horse weighing roughly 100 lbs (45 kg), but may include a variety of mounts, for example pigs, zebras, tigers, or mythological creatures such as dragons or unicorns. Sometimes, chair-like or bench-like seats are used, and occasionally mounts can be shaped like aeroplanes or cars.
The “roundabouts” or “merry-go-rounds” installed in playgrounds are usually somewhat different devices: simple, child-powered rotating platforms with bars or handles to which children can cling while riding.
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