Titanic Model

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Blog entry by Stephenw posted 05-26-2012 02:02 PM 2472 reads 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My son’s first wood project.

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#1 posted 05-26-2012 02:33 PM

He looks like he knows what he is doing! Keep encouraging him in this direction and he will never be in trouble! One day he may make an exact duplicate model of the Titanic, he already has the idea planted!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#2 posted 05-26-2012 03:41 PM

Wow- That’s a great job for a guy his age!

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#3 posted 05-26-2012 03:42 PM

Great looking Ship, very nice Fit and Finish.

There is no better investment within the shop than the time spent with children. – Grandpa Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#4 posted 05-26-2012 06:54 PM

Guess the real test is whether it floats or flips (like the original).

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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#5 posted 05-26-2012 07:32 PM

Wow your a great father for encouraging and spending some real shop time with him he’s a nice little looking lad to wait till he grows the girls will be heartbroken lol ,anyway I can’t wait till I get my little grandson Reuben Jay into my shop making things with me your an inspiration to all woodshop dads. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#6 posted 05-27-2012 11:47 AM

He did a nice job on that and you must be very proud of him. Nothing like starting them early.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 05-27-2012 03:23 PM

Wow he did a great job! And where ever did you get that tool kit? I want one for my daughters!

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#8 posted 05-27-2012 03:48 PM

The tools are a Handy Andy kit. My dad got the same kit for me when I was a boy in the ‘70s. They are made in Poland. The quality is not great, but they are certainly usable.

I paid $49.99 on eBay. The kit I purchased was 100% complete and had never been used. They come up for sale all the time, but are almost always missing a couple of pieces.

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#9 posted 05-27-2012 03:57 PM

A fantastic job well done.

-- Custom furniture

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