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Project by Mark posted 06-24-2010 09:38 PM 1203 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a project built/assisted by my daughter chloe. We went for daddys daily coffee walk this morning and decided to stop at home depot. While at the home depot I decided to grab one of the kids workshop projects which this week was the bookends. Pieces come pre made all it takes is assembly. Finger paint was Chloe’s personal touch :P

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust





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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 06-24-2010 09:41 PM

I love these! It is great to involve your daughter in woodworking and painting. She will thank you for it in the future.

:) Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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pommy

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#2 posted 06-24-2010 10:06 PM

Mate you just teasing you did the paint work didnt you LOL…......

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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MrsN

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#3 posted 06-24-2010 10:11 PM

very nice! My son and I make trucks out of 2×4’s from time to time and he loves painting them, your book ends look like they would match.
Have fun.
MrsN

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degoose

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#4 posted 06-24-2010 10:15 PM

I have one of my youngest daughter’s paintings in the shed…a small reminder of when she was smaller and not a teenager…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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MarksWife

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#5 posted 06-24-2010 10:34 PM

Awww she loved spending her morning with daddy while mommy and Mason were out!! Great job!! And I promise I will help with the next one =P Love it

-- I can't thank my wife enough to make me this account :P

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#6 posted 06-24-2010 10:48 PM

Keep it as a treasured item. My wife and I are working on stuff by the grandchildren.

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#7 posted 06-25-2010 01:17 AM

Teach them young Mark.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#8 posted 06-25-2010 02:32 AM

Great project with the daughter, and a set of bookends you will treasure for a lifetime, can’t beat that at all.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#9 posted 06-25-2010 02:47 AM

im jealous …i didnt have a daughter to do that with …im hoping for a grand daughter soon…those are great book ends mark…she has some real talent there… i love the colors myself…now if you can just learn to read to her…LOL…...sorry…couldn’t resist the poke..

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

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#10 posted 06-25-2010 03:14 AM

Now that is a priceless project if I ever seen one. Thanks for sharing….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#11 posted 06-25-2010 03:20 AM

nice work ,
and i am proud that you all act like a family ,
the good times together are precious .

thanks for the post .

-- 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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Mark

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#12 posted 06-25-2010 04:08 AM

ok ok…i finger painted it…lol jk…if i did paint it she would look at me like an amateur…it was fun and she loved making it. i even had her in her own apron

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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#13 posted 06-25-2010 08:35 AM

That is a job well done. Give her a big hug for me.

These are precious moments Mark.

-- When you know better you do better.

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