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Project by Tilt posted 08-22-2007 12:52 AM 1439 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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We had picked up the phone and it was my oldest son. I wondered what he meant when I answered and he said “Hey grandpa”....well….

I built this for soon to be granddaughter. Thats what started all this “sawdust making”. So this is the 1st piece I did.

-- My dad was an electrician, but my fathers a carpenter.





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Bill

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#1 posted 08-22-2007 12:57 AM

Congrats Tilt. I am sure they love the gift.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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MsDebbieP

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#2 posted 08-22-2007 12:59 AM

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaw :)
How exciting, Grandpa!!

This is adorable.

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

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Jeff

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#3 posted 08-22-2007 01:01 AM

That is one lucky grandchild good job, you have a talent.

-- Jeff B.

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Tilt

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#4 posted 08-22-2007 01:07 AM

thanks all, I should have noted that was a few years ago…..the oldest is 7 and the youngest is 3 now. I will post the latest of what my wife and I did for Christmas. Emma, the oldest, also did her first project this year. She and I built a bird house.

Thanks again guys….your too kind….

-- My dad was an electrician, but my fathers a carpenter.

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Russel

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#5 posted 08-22-2007 01:10 AM

That is very cool. I think grandkids are the best excuse for making stuff.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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Ray Lepagnol

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#6 posted 08-22-2007 02:31 AM

THE ONLY THING BETTER THAN BEING “DADDY”, IS BEING “GRANDPA”!!

-- The only thing better than being Daddy is being Grandpa

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Max

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#7 posted 08-22-2007 02:50 AM

Its nice to have such a wonderful reason to build such a project. It is very nice….

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Bob Babcock

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#8 posted 08-22-2007 04:54 AM

Very nice….I like the lines.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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Karson

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#9 posted 08-22-2007 05:04 AM

Great looking rocking horse. It’s nice being forced to build something – “Hey Grandpa”!!

-- 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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Robb

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#10 posted 08-22-2007 12:08 PM

Beautiful work! I really like the stock you selected for the head. Looking forward to seeing more of your work.

-- Robb

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TreeBones

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#11 posted 08-22-2007 05:07 PM

There is nothing like the satisfaction of making a toy or furniture for kids. This will be cherished for a long time. Great first project. I hope to see more.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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jockmike2

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#12 posted 08-23-2007 12:29 AM

I made a little box for my grandson and I’ll never forget the twinkle in his eye when he said thanks grandpa. Nice project. She’ll always remember and maybe pass it on. jockmike

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

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#13 posted 08-23-2007 06:55 AM

Nice work Grandpa!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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