<b>Taxi Cab</b> It is easy to transform your unpainted sedan into a taxi cab. Mix some yellow paint with a touch of orange to make that famous taxi cab yellow color. Use black paint and a fine paintbrush to add the details such as the word “Taxi,” or even checkers if you are feeling really creative and patient.
<b>Police Cruiser</b> For a police car, simply divide the car in thirds. Paint the middle third white and the outer two thirds a dark blue. In the white portion, you could add a yellow star or another law enforcement symbol. If you would like to add a siren, simply drill a hole on the top of the car, paint the top of a dowel red, and glue in place.
<b>Additional Steps</b> Use the drill where shown on the pattern to create the holes for the wheel axles. Install the axles and wheels with a little wood glue, and use a mallet to tap them home. You might need to snip off the ends of the axles if they are too long.
This project is excerpted with permission from <A href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/156523524X/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=craftfocom-20&link_code=as3&camp=211189&creative=373489&creativeASIN=156523524X">"Natural Wooden Toys: 75 Easy-to-Make and Kid-Safe Designs to Inspire Imaginations & Creative Play"</a> by Erin Freuchtel-Dearing (Fox Chapel Books).