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Project by nitewalker41 posted 07-14-2014 03:28 AM 1574 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Even though myy Great Granddaughter is only 4, I thought that I would give her this train I made out of Oak, I wasn’t sure if little girls would like a train like this but all the mothers at work said yes she would like it, they are not just for boys….I have also made her a little wagon out of Cedar and Pine, and a couple other little scrollsaw pieces that I have done for her and saved.

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"





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crowie

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#1 posted 07-14-2014 04:36 AM

Now this is special…it’ll become a family heirloom, it’s already in its 4th generation…beautiful work…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#2 posted 07-14-2014 06:25 AM

I can just see all the hours of love you put into it. Oh I think she will love it…my wife told me the other day I need to make a animal train set for one of our Grandkids.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#3 posted 07-14-2014 07:31 AM

Great looking train

-- robert dignam

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Eric in Central Florida.

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#4 posted 07-14-2014 08:04 AM

You sure have one lucky Granddaughter my friend.
That is something she’ll have for a very loooong time.
Good work.

-- Retirement suits me fine !

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#5 posted 07-14-2014 11:22 AM

that took some work! would love to see some close ups of each of the cars…

-- You know I'm on the level 'cause my bubble's in the middle.

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Roger

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#6 posted 07-14-2014 11:41 AM

Lotsa gr8 detail in all those train cars.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#7 posted 07-14-2014 12:34 PM

Beautiful work—an instant family heirloom.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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oldrivers

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#8 posted 07-14-2014 02:28 PM

Wow this is a great project, nice work on it. The older she gets the more she will cheris it.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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exelectrician

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#9 posted 07-14-2014 08:25 PM

It is amazing how well grand daughters take care of their trains, no worries that a boy will toss it in the pool or worse leave it out in the rain! Girls have a whole different take on sentimental stuff, and you scored a home run with this one grandpa.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#10 posted 07-14-2014 11:29 PM

Man-oh-man! You just became GrandPa of the year!!!

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

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#11 posted 07-15-2014 12:18 AM

Very nice.

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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#12 posted 07-15-2014 12:35 AM

Thats a lucky girl, Great Train!!

-- Im so impressed with what people can do, and I wonder how they do it. Thats what keeps me doing it.

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#13 posted 07-15-2014 01:14 AM

Beautiful. Some close ups would be great.

-- Leonard H.

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#14 posted 07-16-2014 12:59 PM

She will be passing that on to the next generation! Her Daughter will love and cherish it as much as your Daughter wiill. Awesome build and a great gift!

And it looks to me like you live in a very beautiful place.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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