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Project by RAH posted 2013 days ago 1878 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these for my grand daughter when she comes over to visit. The blocks are hard maple and the box is fir. I used finger joint on the corners of the box, I am not sure if it will show in the pictures. I did not put a finish on them as she still puts everything in her mouth.

Thanks for looking, Ron

-- Ron Central, CA





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Karson

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#1 posted 2013 days ago

Very nice. Do they fit in the box without having to stack them.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Napaman

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#2 posted 2013 days ago

looks like a box full of fun grandpa!!!!!!!! my daughter(s) would love these…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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RAH

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#3 posted 2013 days ago

I haven’t tried to put them in the box without stacking them, so I don’t know. I am having fun stacking them myself. There is extra room in the box so they just might, if they don’t I will get her a saw and she can cut them to fit.

-- Ron Central, CA

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Karson

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#4 posted 2013 days ago

Thanks Ron.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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unknownwoodworker

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#5 posted 2012 days ago

Great Job. If I remember right the blocks when I went to school were unfinished.

-- ??? My mistakes heat the house. It's very warm in here. ???

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 2012 days ago

well done!
Oh I loved playing with a set of blocks that was similar to this, when I was a young child. Lots of memories in that box, that’s for sure!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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MrWizard

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#7 posted 905 days ago

Great fun use of scraps that many of us end up with in the shop. I have started collecting mine for the grandsons and I hope to have them done before they leave for college! I have heard many folks will use a vegetable oil to seal the wood and there by making it NON-toxic to little ones who love to put items in the mouth. Great job!

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