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Daughter’s First Boxcar

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Project by IantheTinker posted 02-20-2018 11:08 PM 1681 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter and I just got done making her first boxcar. She did some cutting, drawing, coloring, stickering, sanding, and finishing! I think the sanding was pretty boring for her, which means she will make a good woodworker! She is quite pleased with the results of her hard work. We have greased the axle a bit and hope that Flamin’ Thunder will roar down the track!

My daughter is an Explorer in The American Heritage Girls, troop 1300. AHG is like Girl’s Scouts, only with more conservative and Christian values.

-- opiningminnesotan.com





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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 02-21-2018 12:39 AM

i think number 10 will come in first place …..GREAT JOB :<))
OH love the name

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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IantheTinker

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#2 posted 02-21-2018 03:32 AM



i think number 10 will come in first place …..GREAT JOB :<))
OH love the name

- GR8HUNTER

Thanks, Tony! My daughter had fun making it and was really excited when I told her I would post it on my Lumberjocks page. She will enjoy seeing your comment!

By the way, best wishes for the Boxswap!

-- opiningminnesotan.com

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English

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#3 posted 02-21-2018 03:58 AM

Brings back good memories from year past. I have helped my son make a few Pinewood Derby Cars for the Cub Scouts. These are the times that you will remember, savor every moment.

-- John, Suffolk Virgina

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IantheTinker

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#4 posted 02-21-2018 04:00 AM



Brings back good memories from year past. I have helped my son make a few Pinewood Derby Cars for the Cub Scouts. These are the times that you will remember, savor every moment.

- English

Amen to that!

-- opiningminnesotan.com

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majuvla

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#5 posted 02-21-2018 09:26 AM

WONDERFULL WORK -BRAVO FOR BOTH OF YOU!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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jeffswildwood

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#6 posted 02-21-2018 12:27 PM

She did a great job on her car. I bet it was wonderful working with your Daughter on this. Congrats to you and her on top three!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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Mainiac Matt

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#7 posted 02-21-2018 06:10 PM

Looks like a fast one :^)

-- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#8 posted 02-21-2018 08:42 PM

This is a very nice project especially since it’s her first one. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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IantheTinker

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#9 posted 02-21-2018 11:58 PM



She did a great job on her car. I bet it was wonderful working with your Daughter on this. Congrats to you and her on top three!

- jeffswildwood

Thanks Jeff! She will be tickled pink to see how much attention her project got. She is currently on a trip to Florida with her mom and some grandparents. When she gets home she will be in for a nice surprise!

-- opiningminnesotan.com

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