For my first activity on this site, I thought I would show off my best work. This is my 5 yeard old son with a Craftsman 16” scroll saw we found on Craigslist for $50. We have been working together in the woodshop/garage for a while with hand tools and I was concerned to let him use any power tools even with my supervision. I found this saw and did some deep thinking about what the chances of injury could be. After perrmission was given by my wife, I asked him if he wanted to go 50/50 on the money. He ran to his room and handed me his velcro wallet effortlessly. After a few tries together, following the line(s) seemed to be within his grasp. He understands one rule, no sawing without mom or dad. About a month ago, he began taking orders for birdhouses from family members to raise some spending money for our Montana vacation in August. I was so proud that I couldn’t stop smiling for a week.
-- Matt from Ohio