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Project by hunter71 posted 12-19-2009 01:43 PM 2569 views 8 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The latest addition to our granddaughter’s wooden kitchen. [Christmas present] I mixed White Oak and Red Oak to make the mixer. The Bowl is Box Elder. Alternated stains to give the color effect. As with all my toys there are no nails, screws, etc. Just wood dowels hold it together. Now she is set to help Ma Ma make cookies at her kitchen.
Picture 3&4 is something only a true Lumber Jock will appreciate. The “made in C—-a” phone holders come apart all to easy. So I decided to build one out of wood. This prototype is cedar. Others may follow. My wife says I am crazy, what is your opinion? A novelty if nothing more, can’t buy one in Walmart!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#1 posted 12-19-2009 01:55 PM

Here is my intiial reaction, “How great is that, some people are so creative”.

So Cool.

-- Bored Feet

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#2 posted 12-19-2009 02:28 PM

Will go good with the rest of the set….. That is one lucky grandkid you have….

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#3 posted 12-19-2009 02:49 PM

To cool… fun

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 12-19-2009 03:21 PM

Great Christmas present there, I think you got a good idea on the phone holder for construction type workers but I think you need a top hinged and clasp down so it doesn’t fall out but other than that I think you got a good idea there for the construction workers, carpenters, plumbers road crews etc. ones doing a lot of climbing bending over twisting banging around etc. Good idea.

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#5 posted 12-19-2009 04:12 PM

The mixer is great. I know it will be cherished for a long time to come. I think you have a good thing going there for the phone holder. The prototype is a good start and with a few additions as Gary suggested, I wouldn’t mind having one myself.

-- 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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#6 posted 12-19-2009 04:55 PM

Your going to be eating lot’s of pretend cake there Mister…. Great gift…

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#7 posted 12-19-2009 06:53 PM

Here is one, how about making one a little bigger to clip to your belt that will hold some ice and a six pack? you make one and I’d buy it. L.O.L. Oh wait you would have to make two, one for each side to keep you in balance L.O.L.

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#8 posted 12-19-2009 07:05 PM

Cool work gramps

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#9 posted 12-19-2009 07:20 PM

So sweeeeeeeet!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#10 posted 12-19-2009 10:31 PM

that is soooooooooooo wonderful!! Cute, practical, cute, and ah.. cute!
Yah, one lucky granddaughter.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#11 posted 12-19-2009 10:54 PM

Your Granddaughter is going to love the mixer. As for the phone holder, A good idea, but you might want to think about lining it with something softer than wood so it doesn’t bang around. Maybe leather or something else real durable.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 12-19-2009 11:44 PM

Great mixer she’ll love it.

-- Alan, Prince George

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#13 posted 12-20-2009 12:23 AM

great mixer for the kitchen but she will grow up and bee too expensive for you when she demanding a real kitchen :-)
great prototype change the clip a little so it can hang on toolbox as well


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#14 posted 12-20-2009 02:03 AM

Woodworking for the kids is what its all about. Maybe she will grow up and want to cut the wood herself.
Lets all keep the kids knowing that they can make things too. We can’t let the SUPER STORES destoy hand made and destroy our great country through china made products.

-- If at first you don't succeed...Buy another tool !!

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#15 posted 12-20-2009 07:05 AM

love the mixer…makes me want one…lol…...if i ever have a grand daughter i know ill prob be doing something similar…as for the phone holder…right on…...we must be heard…we must stand for our beliefs…’‘ALL WOOD’’...i think im going to make me a wooden tie for church…...

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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