Tool Boxes For Grandkids

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Project by Grinder posted 12-22-2010 05:27 AM 1200 views 5 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made for two special guys. Loaded them up with some goodies to get them started.

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#1 posted 12-22-2010 06:11 AM

I made these as a project for a wolf den of cub scouts a year or so ago. What fun that was! Great project. I am sure your gsons will love them!!!

-- When you earnestly believe you can compensate for a lack of skill by doubling your efforts, there is no end to what you CAN'T do

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#2 posted 12-22-2010 06:16 AM

I have a grandson that would just love something like that I will copy your project if you don’t mind. I also think that you can never have to many Grandchildren they are something real special.

-- I started off with nothing I have most of it left

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#3 posted 12-22-2010 06:22 AM

Grandpa’s have to start them out right.
The hand saw took me back to when I was a little kid and the noise it made when going back and forth on the kitchen table.
Great project

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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#4 posted 12-22-2010 07:10 AM

What a great idea! A fun project for you to work on and something that the little ones will love, no doubt.

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#5 posted 12-22-2010 07:14 AM

Great idea, that will be a lot of fun for them

-- Clay - I love free tools

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#6 posted 12-22-2010 12:58 PM

They will be thrilled.
Sweet idea.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 12-22-2010 02:23 PM

Very nice looking tool totes. Depending on their ages, the next step is to get them some real tools in there to begin woodworking!!
Thanks for sharing!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 12-22-2010 02:53 PM

Happy children, your grandkids.

-- Jiri

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#9 posted 12-22-2010 05:47 PM

Great Ideas !
My grandaughter would love those. She is currently using my real ones (smallest I can find, she needs to do what grandpa does, )
And I thought I was caught up before this holiday season !!!!! Gotta Go to my shop.

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#10 posted 12-22-2010 06:04 PM

I love it Grinder, that hammer is really cool. What else is included in that set? Looks like a lot of fun in there! :)

-- Dale, Oregon

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#11 posted 12-22-2010 06:14 PM

souichiro—-I put in a flashlight,screwdriver,calculator,plastic scrapers,torpedo level,scratchpad,plastic paint kit,small wrench,magnifying glass(so they can look for clues), and some Love.

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Tom Klopfenstein

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#12 posted 12-22-2010 06:18 PM

man, my 2 yr old grandsons would love this. They love the little tykes workbench with tools grandma bought at a garage sale last summer.

-- Tom Klopfenstein

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#13 posted 12-22-2010 07:44 PM

Now THAT is a set they’ll have hours and hours of fun with!! A great gift, thanks so much for sharing!

-- Dale, Oregon

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#14 posted 12-23-2010 01:49 AM

What a wonderful idea. Great actually, I am sure they will love them

-- Norman

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#15 posted 12-24-2010 01:08 PM

This is great. Wish I thought of this! Good job

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland -

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