The danger of giving the children access to the scrap bin

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Project by Splitblade posted 02-12-2016 06:01 AM 2179 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally, after too long, I cleaned off the children’s workbench so they can play with the scrap bin while I was in the shop, and my daughter brought me a peice of purple heart and asked if I can make another wand (since the kids are currently reading Harry potter again). So I guess I caved and took a hour or so on the lathe (I hate purple heart, pretty but the stuff sucks) and this is the result, nother wand, happy daughter

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#1 posted 02-12-2016 03:41 PM

I find allot of the exotic hardwoods get dust up my nose that seems toxic. I rarely use them. My standby, free birch. some of the things I sell use some hardwood for accent etc. Nice to do things for the kids.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#2 posted 02-12-2016 11:25 PM

A Happy Daughter makes for a Happy day…..I sure have been through allot of that over the years

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#3 posted 02-13-2016 04:14 AM

Nice work! keep the kids happy, one they they will have to change your diaper ya know? LOL

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#4 posted 02-13-2016 04:35 AM

Nice work. I guess you are lucky she didn’t ask for an owl!

-- -Joe, If we weren't all crazy, we would go insane. -JB

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#5 posted 02-14-2016 01:28 AM

Can’t wait to do the same for my daughter! :)

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