Tool Gloat

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#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.

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#2 posted 10-29-2010 05:46 AM

Many kids will just love these, great job!

-- David, Mesa Arizona

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#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, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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#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.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 10-29-2010 08:02 AM

Hey Bill,
Sweet job…well done.

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#6 posted 10-29-2010 08:03 AM

Looks like santa’s workshop, way to be ahead of schedule!

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#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


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#8 posted 10-29-2010 09:03 AM

thats awsome

-- Ben L

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#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,

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#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

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#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!

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#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 ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#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,

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#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:

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#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."

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