The best multi use door stop ever

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Project by A.Scott posted 05-13-2014 01:41 PM 1570 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.

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#1 posted 05-13-2014 01:55 PM

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.

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#2 posted 05-13-2014 02:04 PM

Nice help! Congratulations for your kid.

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

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#3 posted 05-13-2014 02:33 PM

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

-- I am going to go stand outside so if anyone asks about me, tell them I'M OUTSTANDING!

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#4 posted 05-13-2014 02:51 PM

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

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#5 posted 05-13-2014 03:31 PM

The best kind of project.

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

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#6 posted 05-13-2014 03:39 PM

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,

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

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#7 posted 05-13-2014 04:55 PM


-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 05-13-2014 09:55 PM

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

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#9 posted 05-13-2014 10:28 PM

Where’s the build video?? LOL!

-- Art, Pittsburgh.

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