My First Woodworking Project

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Project by coachroesch posted 02-18-2015 06:35 PM 977 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My First Woodworking Project
I made this in 8th grade with all hand tools, sweat and tears! Being that I turn 50 this year I guess I am starting to reminisce, it means way more to me now than when I built it.

-- Brian Roesch Industrial Arts Teacher, Quinter, Kansas, "I didn't realize I was making memories I just knew I was having fun!"

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#1 posted 02-18-2015 07:15 PM

Awesome! I love seeing early projects. It shows a history a story line of how you grow as a man and a wood worker, from way back then to now.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#2 posted 02-18-2015 07:18 PM

you made it last year?lol…I stil have first stool,30 years old,love memory…

-- bambi

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#3 posted 02-19-2015 04:37 AM

Ofcourse, it’s priceless when you make it with your hands. Nice project.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 02-19-2015 03:06 PM

Nice job, I like that cut out in the center of the top. It matches the scroll work on the legs.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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#5 posted 02-19-2015 07:23 PM

” it means way more to me now than when I built it.”
What A great statement, only those of us that still have stuff we made as kids understand the real meaning of it.
Great stool and a time enduring design.

Each of my grand kids got a step stool when they were two or three years old, so that they could get up to the sink and wash up like the big kids … And it was their first piece of furniture … Most of the g-kids are in their late teens and mid twenty’s now and they all still have their step stools.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#6 posted 02-23-2015 05:05 PM

I made them for my grandkids also. but mine are only 11 years old

-- Joe, Ga

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