or Join Now!
Oct 28, 2010
home | projects | blog
9717 posts in 2007 days
Preview this project card
arts and crafts
1094 posts in 1995 days
#1 posted 10-29-2010 05:42 AM
Fantastic!! I’m sure they’ll enjoy these much more than the plastic ones from Walmart. ( and they’ll last longer)
-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.
137 posts in 1988 days
#2 posted 10-29-2010 05:46 AM
Many kids will just love these, great job!
-- David, Mesa Arizona
1564 posts in 2270 days
#3 posted 10-29-2010 06:08 AM
Great idea and designs. I made leather tool belts and found small size tools for my boys when they were little. Yours will have a great time with these. However, be ready to share the real ones in the future. you might be creating some competition for your shop space!robert
-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!
17073 posts in 2841 days
#4 posted 10-29-2010 06:27 AM
You aren’t the first to have a tight Christmas. My dad told us about getting an orange one year. Tools look good. Sure your kids will play with them a lot.
-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence
23063 posts in 2526 days
#5 posted 10-29-2010 08:02 AM
Hey Bill,Sweet job…well done.
127 posts in 2068 days
#6 posted 10-29-2010 08:03 AM
Looks like santa’s workshop, way to be ahead of schedule!
10850 posts in 2280 days
#7 posted 10-29-2010 08:48 AM
great idea and they look like they cuold build a shed with them :-)how big are they , just curius
342 posts in 1998 days
#8 posted 10-29-2010 09:03 AM
-- Ben L
1358 posts in 2215 days
#9 posted 10-29-2010 10:10 AM
Great idea and great looking tools.
I am sure they will have a ball with them all.
-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/
4166 posts in 2021 days
#10 posted 10-29-2010 10:22 AM
Those are great.I must make some for the Grandson.
-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
1667 posts in 2053 days
#11 posted 10-29-2010 11:00 AM
Not only a great idea for this christmas, but for future gifts as well, as you have established a theme. There are many other tools you can make to fill their toolboxes for many years to come.
Items like this are often kept for a lifetime. “My dad made that for me when I was a kid” is a comment often heard from men (and women) in their middle years while proudly displaying some item usually more apropos for a child. They often get passed down generation to generation.
-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!
Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)
8719 posts in 2085 days
#12 posted 10-29-2010 12:50 PM
You are incredible, William! What a great dad you are to involve them and make them such special gifts. They are going to absolutely love these! Wonderful presents!
-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"
2005 posts in 2137 days
#13 posted 10-29-2010 01:01 PM
Those are great. I like the use of colors. That’ll give em something to fight over. ;)
-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com
963 posts in 3189 days
#14 posted 10-29-2010 01:13 PM
That’s great stuff. They’re going to love them. You’ve given me some ideas as well. Thanks!
-- Robert - Visit my woodworking blog: http://littlegoodpieces.wordpress.com
3201 posts in 2003 days
#15 posted 10-29-2010 01:25 PM
So incredibly cute! And sturdy and beautiful! Color coding is a great idea! I especially love the circular saw! How old are your kids?
-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."
View all comments »
showing 1 through 15 of 30 comments
Go to Pulse page »
©2016 Verticalscope Inc. All Rights Reserved. |
Terms of Service
DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.
Latest Projects |
Latest Blog Entries |
Latest Forum Topics