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Project by souichiro posted 02-25-2010 07:45 PM 2875 views 25 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a set of toy tools that we (my wife and I) made for our nephew’s birthday. It was so exciting to give this sort of gift. There’s so much of you that goes into these things, and the whole time you are working it gives you a motivation and you just think of the little guy.
I do think it’s funny that you can almost see the progression from start to finish, the more that we did, the more excited and creative we got! We started with the mallet and ended with the saw and screwdrivers. :) We need to replace that hammer someday!

Anyway, it was a really fun project. And only took a weekend and some scraps. I can’t wait to do more things like this.

-- Dale, Oregon





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#1 posted 02-25-2010 08:33 PM

What a fun project. I am betting he will be quite excited to get these. Really like the drill.

CtL

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

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#2 posted 02-25-2010 08:42 PM

What a great idea. Great job and a wonderful way to make use of scraps.

-- Ray

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#3 posted 02-25-2010 08:53 PM

Wonderful job on a great gift

Thanks

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#4 posted 02-25-2010 09:23 PM

looks like a fun project! your nephew will enjoy these tools for a long time!!! i need to go make a set for my daughter :) only have a handsaw for her so far.

-- helen

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#5 posted 02-25-2010 09:30 PM

I know he was super excited. He will probably keep these forever and pass them on to his own kids eventually. I know my boys would love’em!

-- 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 02-25-2010 10:53 PM

Lucky nephew – great gift, great family.

-- Dust to more Dust - http://www.woodworkingplanes.org

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Russ

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#7 posted 02-25-2010 11:39 PM

Great work.

-- Russ

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#8 posted 02-26-2010 12:20 AM

Those are really cute. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#9 posted 02-26-2010 12:40 AM

This will be on my todo list for my grandson. Thanks so much for posting.

Best,

Serge

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#10 posted 02-26-2010 01:31 AM

I think this is great! I made a claw hammer once. Yours is no small project. Fun and rewarding. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#11 posted 02-26-2010 06:28 AM

These are really great! You guys did a nice job on these. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#12 posted 02-26-2010 07:07 AM

fun cool neat

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#13 posted 02-26-2010 08:31 AM

I love this. Esp. the detail on the square.

-- Daniel - http://theloveofwood.blogspot.com/

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#14 posted 02-26-2010 06:31 PM

Super fun stuff…

-- Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.

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#15 posted 02-26-2010 11:32 PM

it makes me wanna play with them now too!

-- ---ray suppan--- anger + woodworking = -finger AHHHHHHHH!!!!

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