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Project by kolwdwrkr posted 06-21-2009 02:00 AM 1696 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, if you make one project for one kid, it becomes one project for all the kids. This pistol is for my girlfriends son. It is made out of a solid piece of beech and has walnut grips. The shape is carved in. No pieces were added except the grips. This project took somewhere around 3 hours. The finish is “the good stuff” food safe finish. I’m glad I started these little projects. I’ve already had some inquiries and am possibly getting some commissions soon. Is 6 and 7 to young to be salespeople? LOL

I didn’t spend a great deal of time sanding and making this perfect because I already know it will be dropped, scratched, or lost. As long as he enjoys it while he has it, we’re both happy.

As always I welcome criticism positive or negative.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#1 posted 06-21-2009 02:11 AM

He should have hours of fun with that.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#2 posted 06-21-2009 02:11 AM

lethal weapon 1 well done

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#3 posted 06-21-2009 03:03 AM

Looks great … with a slight modification to the sights, ie, back draft angle, it could shoot rubber bands

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#4 posted 06-21-2009 03:33 AM

Awesome little gun! I know my two boys would go wild over it. Great Job!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#5 posted 06-21-2009 03:36 AM

Well done Keith. They should enjoy that one.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#6 posted 06-21-2009 04:20 AM

Great job Keith. Are you opeming an Etsy store with 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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#7 posted 06-21-2009 05:13 AM

Looks like a shooter to me. Good for you to make something for the boy. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#8 posted 06-21-2009 06:28 AM

hey thats pretty cool, well done, kids just go nuts over this kind of project

hope all is well

-- James, Bluffton, IN

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#9 posted 06-21-2009 01:39 PM

Mom’s might hate it but I love it.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#10 posted 06-21-2009 06:26 PM

Great work. Looks almost too real. You know if you do sell them some tree hugger is gonna scream that you spray it fluorescent orange so the cops don’t mistake it for a real gun and shoot one of the hapless little kids. Screw them. We played with real looking guns as kids and we never got shot. I know today is different, but jeez, when you gonna draw the line with sensibility.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#11 posted 06-21-2009 08:54 PM

Mike, I was going to paint the front of the barrel orange or red, and still might. He loved the gun. Stuck it under his pillow last night and said he needs to keep it safe. His mom told him it’s not a good idea so he put it on his night stand. I’m glad he liked it.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#12 posted 06-22-2009 03:31 AM

Great project. I see a lot of Cops & Robbers games in its future. Hope that game is still played :)


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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