By the Kids, For the Kids

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Project by WhiskeyWaters posted 01-08-2008 03:17 AM 2576 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Coupla fun projects I did over this winter. The first is a letterpress – you know, put some stamps on the bottom and smash away. It doesn’t work very well, but the kids have enjoyed it. Second, a picture of three “mallets” the kids constructed today in order to do a leatherworking project. Last, on of those classic knock hockey tables built by a pair of brothers.

Hope you get some ideas for your kids/small yorkies/etc. etc.


-- make it safe & keep the rubber side down.

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#1 posted 01-08-2008 04:09 AM

For the kids, ha. I built a hockey game for myself. Not planning on growing up anytime soon! Well done!

-- Jeff, South Carolina

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#2 posted 01-08-2008 04:56 AM

Hay! Hokie, The kids are lucky to have you teaching. Keep up the good work.
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#3 posted 01-08-2008 04:56 AM

very cool…soooooo important for their development to do hands on crafts compared to GAMEBOY/Nintendo…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#4 posted 01-08-2008 11:33 AM

One case where “for the children” doesn’t sound like political pandering.

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#5 posted 01-08-2008 01:38 PM

that hockey game is impressive!

well done

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#6 posted 01-08-2008 02:27 PM

This is one of those things I’ve been looking for. Simple projects for youngsters. Thanks for posting it.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#7 posted 01-08-2008 05:55 PM

Working for the kids always brings me the most satisfaction. Good job.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#8 posted 01-19-2008 08:25 AM

Great, must be very trying and rewarding.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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