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Reifendrehen

Piece of turned wood in an incomplete circle, from which the basic shape for wooden elephant toys are cut.

Wooden cow and circular piece of wood from which the cow was made.

Wooden toy elephant and the circular piece of wood from which the elephant was made.

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