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Blog entry by Stephenw posted 779 days ago 3328 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My three-year old cuts a board.

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MichaelAgate

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#1 posted 779 days ago

:) Great job!

-- Michael and Matthew

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gfadvm

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#2 posted 779 days ago

He certainly has a lot of ‘try’! Not sure if he’s ambidextrous though.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#3 posted 779 days ago

Definitely persistent! ;-) Off to a great start just like Davy Crockett, but Davy killed his first bear when he was three.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#4 posted 778 days ago

4th birthday gift = roubo bench

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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nobuckle

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#5 posted 778 days ago

That’s awesome. Some people would watch this and be all up in arms saying things like “I can’t believe that someone would let their three old son do something so dangerous”. Not me, I think it’s great. Besides, how do we learn if not given the opportunity.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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lumberjoe

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#6 posted 776 days ago

I think it’s great and hate how kids are babied currently. I had my own basic tool set at 4 (saw, claw hammer, screw drivers and some scrap wood and nails), and my dad was letting me use the band saw, drill press and a few other tools by 6, and I also had my own work bench and millers falls carving chisels (28 years later and I still have and use those chisels). However some things, no matter how many times I asked, were off limits. I am 34 years old now and to this day I have never sent a board across my dads jointer or never even turned on his table saw.

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