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Project by jjempson posted 1591 days ago 1817 views 11 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i went to the local baby shop to find gifts and presents and i found some buillding blocks…. i nearly filled my nappie when i saw the cost…. hunted through many a bin at work and several days later this lot was produed. all sharp edges have been routed of and sanded.. no finish oil was put on…. dont really want my son compleely of his face on polish. also made a box for all the pieces to go in ( will up load the pics when i can find them).. ps the whole thing is a bit heavy

-- jjempson





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interpim

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#1 posted 1591 days ago

that’s a mighty big pile of building blocks… I am sure there are hours of fun in that for both you and your child.

-- San Diego, CA

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Hallmark

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#2 posted 1591 days ago

Nice job, that’s is a great looking set of blocks

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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Edziu

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#3 posted 1591 days ago

Gorgeous!!! My dad made me a set of building blocks like that when I was a kid, instead of a box, he made me a little wooden truck that held the blocks. You and your son will love the blocks- they’ll get so much use and be a part of your family for years to come.

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DoctorDan

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#4 posted 1591 days ago

very nice

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

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Skylark53

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#5 posted 1591 days ago

That’s a terrific use of scrap wood. Your son will have hours and hours of enjoyment and the blocks will allow him to be creative in his play. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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MDeSchepper

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#6 posted 1590 days ago

What a wonderful, yet simple toy. Grew up with a set like this and can’t wait to pass down this June. What types of wood do you have in there?

-- Mark DeSchepper -- The things I make may be for gifts for others, but making them is a gift to myself.

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jjempson

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#7 posted 1589 days ago

just two types.. beach and sapele…but maple would be good… anything thight grain and wears well with baby teeth and slobber

-- jjempson

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SplashMaster

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#8 posted 1428 days ago

very nice I used to love to play wid blocks and now I still love to play wid wood!

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Steve

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#9 posted 1428 days ago

Great idea, what’s next?...tinker toys?

-- "Most everything means nothing...except some things that mean everything"

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jjempson

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#10 posted 1428 days ago

give me the plans steve and i see what i can do …:) i relish a chalange

-- jjempson

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