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Project by Don Broussard posted 01-24-2017 12:39 AM 918 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Shout out to LJ Jeffery Mullen, who posted the inspiration for this project a few months ago. Here is the link to Jeffery’s project.

I made this for my 5YO granddaughter to practice tying her shoes. Nothing fancy—just 1/4” plywood,a black Sharpie and a 27” lace.

EDITED to include the link to the inspiration project.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!





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#1 posted 01-24-2017 12:53 AM

Good idea Don. I may have to steal this for a certain 6 yo boy.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#2 posted 01-24-2017 12:53 AM

Nice work Grampa!!

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#3 posted 01-24-2017 01:39 AM

cleaver idea Don,love it

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#4 posted 01-24-2017 03:16 AM

Very cool. Don’t have to bend over for it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 01-24-2017 04:19 AM

Very Cool Grandpa!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#6 posted 01-24-2017 06:05 AM

That is a cool idea Don. I like it!!!

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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#7 posted 01-24-2017 02:22 PM

Pretty fancy, Don! I like the detail you put into it with the sharpie. Could also be done with a wood burner. Hmmm
Thanks, to you and Jeffery, for sharing!

-- God bless, Candy

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#8 posted 01-24-2017 07:44 PM

It looks good. With this project a child can learn how to tie shoes and have fun doing it also.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 01-24-2017 09:48 PM

Come on Do You dont fool me its really for you!

Nice work no doubt it will be cherished for some time.

-- Regards Robert

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#10 posted 01-25-2017 02:11 AM

Thanks for the positive comments! The real credit should go to Jeffery though. We are driving to Missouri on Thursday to give it to her—I hope it’s a big hit.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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