Basic raw material used to make Sawantwadi wooden toys is Mango wood and Sivani wood. The raw material is purchased locally and sent to the saw mill for sizing wood blocks and planks. The wood is cut and processed into desired shape using following tools and machines-
Thin Blade saw- is used to cut the wood into required or desired shape.
Turning machine- the wood piece is fixed to the turning machine and chiseled into required toy shape.
Chisel- different types of chisel such as flat, curve and pointed chisels are used to carve the wood to the desired shape of toy.
Sander- a turning machine fixed with a sanding belt used for sanding process. The rough edges of the wood pieces are smoothened using this machine.
The coloring process is done using oil based colors. Various shades of colour powder is mixed with wood primer and applied on the toy using brush. Craftsmen also use spray guns to spray paint to finish the work faster. Thin paint brush is used in the end to add details and outlines on the toys.
The parts of the toys are assembled using nails and hammer. Other accessories like plastic wheels, chains, threads and buttons are also fixed in the end.