LumberJocks

The best multi use door stop ever

  • Advertise with us
Project by A.Scott posted 70 days ago 1223 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After throwing what I would consider scrap wood in a pile my son came in the shop. As a boy does he walked up to the pile and began to go through it looking for some sort of treasure. He picked up a piece and told me this would make a great door stop because my shop door keeps shutting because of the wind.

So I asked what he wanted to do with it and he asked if he could sand it. After he finished he put it to use to hold my door open and it worked great. He then told me it could also be a ramp for his matchbox cars.





9 comments so far

View isaac42's profile

isaac42

36 posts in 447 days


#1 posted 70 days ago

I love the creations my kids come up with from the scrap bin. Hats off to your son for coming up with something useful from the discarded scraps.

View GerardoArg1's profile

GerardoArg1

621 posts in 589 days


#2 posted 70 days ago

Nice help! Congratulations for your kid.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

View OldWrangler's profile

OldWrangler

465 posts in 190 days


#3 posted 70 days ago

Noticed the ear protection. Where’s the dust mask, safety glasses, gloves and flack vest?

-- If trees could scream, would we still cut them down. We might, if they did it all the time for no good reason

View A.Scott's profile

A.Scott

192 posts in 571 days


#4 posted 70 days ago

Thanks guys
OldWrangler…lol He didn’t like the eye protection

View Buckethead's profile

Buckethead

1885 posts in 464 days


#5 posted 70 days ago

The best kind of project.

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

View mafe's profile

mafe

9430 posts in 1684 days


#6 posted 70 days ago

Wonderful project, what a smart kid, he can see treasure where others see trash.
Fine work, looks beautifully sanded, really impressed by the patience put into it.
Way to go!
Welcome young woodworker. ;-)
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

3214 posts in 1463 days


#7 posted 70 days ago

Bravo!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View JoeinGa's profile

JoeinGa

3086 posts in 602 days


#8 posted 69 days ago

Hahaha, and YOU thought you wuz gonna get to use it for a doorstop???? Silly man, he Knew what he had in mind the moment he picked it up!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

View Bogeyguy's profile

Bogeyguy

457 posts in 663 days


#9 posted 69 days ago

Where’s the build video?? LOL!

-- Art, Pittsburgh.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase