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Project by SweatyTeddy posted 04-03-2016 07:38 AM 889 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was my first father son project. It was his idea. I built a desk for mom and he wanted one too. So he designed it drew it out and everything. Picked the wood that was going to be used. And then when we hit the shop he basiwthrew the plans away and just started grabbing scraps and saying let’s put this here and let’s add this. He loves it I think mainly cause he helped make it. He knows it’s not the best work cause he said “yeah it will do, be when I get older and need new one we are going to make a better one . this project was done just for the joy of dude time.

-- I'd be done by now if I knew what I was doing! - said by no man ever with a woman present





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Bob Kassmeyer

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#1 posted 04-03-2016 01:00 PM

Great story hope you both had a good time.

-- Bob Kassmeyer, Nebraska

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Earache

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#2 posted 04-03-2016 01:42 PM

Nice. Best kind of project that there is.

-- Eric - Black Hawk, Colorado

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#3 posted 04-03-2016 02:38 PM

That’s a great way to spend time with your son. I bet you’re looking forward to the next one already.

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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pottz

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#4 posted 04-03-2016 05:44 PM

i dont know how old he is but thats a cool bench,something he will take with him his whole life.wish my son would get into woodworking,he doesnt like dust or noise so kind of rules it out.and hes 24 now so we missed that time in life.keep the builds coming.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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SweatyTeddy

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#5 posted 04-04-2016 02:47 AM

He’s 8 and now has his very own tool belt so he can help me with other things.

-- I'd be done by now if I knew what I was doing! - said by no man ever with a woman present

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