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Project by clieb91 posted 1631 days ago 1350 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So as I am cleaning up my shop I find I still having sitting around some pieces that have yet to be completed for my daughter’s room and playroom. The shelves (there is actually two but I only got pics of the one) were a joint venture with my wife a while ago. She stained and did the stenciling.
My daughter was off from school a few weeks ago and home again today due to snow (more snow) so I figured I would get her involved.

The 2nd pic shows her drilling pilot holes for the hooks with the help of a Yankee Screwdriver. A perfect tool for this job. She help me attache all the hooks to two different units. The first one we put up was in her playroom to hang dress ups on, she thought it needed another hole (thats her toy saw). The 2nd which she is helping to hammer the wall anchors in is in her bedroom and gives her a nice place to hang her robe and some other stuff as well as a shelf that she can reach with the aid of her stool.

I so love the fact that she can now help me with little things and look forward to her helping more in the future. Just hope we can keep it up :)

CtL

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





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RandyMarine

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#1 posted 1631 days ago

Outstanding!!!...my daughter is almost there. always great to get a little parent child time in where ever you can.

-- Semper Fi, Randy Sr.

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CKM

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#2 posted 1631 days ago

Great photos! Looks like a fun day….

-- CKM - Minnesota

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patron

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#3 posted 1631 days ago

since we now know who the real woodworker is in your family ,
what exactly is your job (LOL) ?

way cool !

she is a real doll !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Dadoo

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#4 posted 1631 days ago

Super super great! Ya just gotta love that smile!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 1631 days ago

That is one proud littel gril and she help work on it, too. It is nice to get kids interested in woodworking because it lets them be creative and get the good feeling from making something they can use.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Karson

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#6 posted 1631 days ago

What a great series ofm photos and a happy worker. Keep it up. and maybe we’ll get another LumberJock.

-- 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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HallTree

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#7 posted 1631 days ago

This is a project (and many more to come, I hope) that she will remember long after becoming an adult.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 1631 days ago

a full blown cutie

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JAGWAH

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#9 posted 1631 days ago

Enjoy these times. Before you know it you’ll be waiting for news on your second grandchild. Where does the time go.

Oh and as a fellow Dad…Where’s the eye protection for your sweety. Never to early to teach safety.

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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Pdub

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#10 posted 1631 days ago

That’s great. My daughter and I are building a Valentines box for school. Your daughter is adorable and the shelf looks pretty good too.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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clieb91

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#11 posted 1631 days ago

Thanks all.
JAHWAH, you are correct. I have actually been looking for children size safety glasses. She actually handed me my glasses today when I was drilling the holes so she does know the drill. :)

CtL

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

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#12 posted 1631 days ago

Great job… another LJ along in the training… keep her in the shop and ensure she has fun learning…
My daughter comes out frequently, but mostly just to push some of my dust piles around and create little castles… at least she is there with me…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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MsDebbieP

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#13 posted 1631 days ago

that is SO special!!!
well done – to all three of you!! :)

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

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sharad

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#14 posted 1631 days ago

Lucky to have such a cute daughter to share the woodworking with you. Mould her into this hobby so that we can soon have a talented LJ. Very nice photos.
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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Dennisgrosen

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#15 posted 1630 days ago

now aprentice what did you learn in scool today :—))
what did the master learn you abaut safty :—))

looking at her concentration when she work
is wonderful thank´s forsharing it with us
she is the one you have to work with
not that you can escape :—)
but she is Dam
I can´t expresse it but you know what I mean I´m sure

Dennis

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