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Project by Mauricio posted 07-14-2015 05:27 PM 1029 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not heirloom pieces but fun instant gratification for the kids! They help me design it, and sketch it out on some scraps that they choose.

Thanks for looking!

Mauricio

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch





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AnthonyReed

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#1 posted 07-14-2015 05:31 PM

Great that you are getting them engaged and teaching them how to build things. Nice work Mauricio.

-- ~Tony

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#2 posted 07-14-2015 06:22 PM

Nice work. My boys have taken to drawing there favorite Mindcraft thing on a scrap piece of plywood and asking me to cut it out for them to color.

-- Chris K

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chrisstef

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#3 posted 07-14-2015 06:36 PM

Im fairly certain that your kids have the coolest toys on the block! Id be praying for a hard rain so I could float those bad boys down the side of the street.

-- rock, chalk, jayhawk

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theoldfart

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#4 posted 07-14-2015 06:39 PM

Maur, your sons are goring up! Great project, you can see their pride in their work. Great lesson.

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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JoeinGa

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#5 posted 07-14-2015 07:58 PM

Might Not be heirloom pieces , but time spent with the kids in the shop …

(as MasterCard would say) “PRICELESS” !

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

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tyvekboy

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#6 posted 07-14-2015 08:00 PM

Great boats. Reminds me of my childhood days.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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Mauricio

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#7 posted 07-14-2015 08:07 PM

Thanks for the comments fellas!

I used the old freehand tilt on the bandsaw to rough out the hulls. Then helped them spoke shave, and sand it smooth.

Time in the shop with the boys is definitely priceless. I want to teach them to make things to sell. Hopefully plant the entrepreneurial seed in them….

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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luv2learn

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#8 posted 07-14-2015 10:10 PM

Shop time with the kids, priceless!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Mean_Dean

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#9 posted 07-14-2015 11:59 PM

Looks like some real winners—the kids and the ships!

-- Dean

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George Coles

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#10 posted 07-15-2015 01:07 AM

This is what wood working is all about. Great to see.

-- George Coles, https://www.jarrahworks.com

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#11 posted 07-15-2015 08:43 AM

Mauricio, I can only agree with:-

Anthony
Chris
and everybody else who posted comments,
Joe
George

I was going to recognise them all but when I check back later I realised I will have to clutter things up with even more names.

Good work !!

-- Regards Robert

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Mauricio

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#12 posted 07-15-2015 02:16 PM

thanks again guys!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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Richard

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#13 posted 07-15-2015 07:37 PM



Might Not be heirloom pieces , but time spent with the kids in the shop …

(as MasterCard would say) “PRICELESS” !

- JoeinGa


Yep and the Smiles on their faces is PRICELESS as well .

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