Grandsons first project

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Jackson my 3 year old grandson created, sanded, organized, glued and painted this for Grandpa. I think it is the best ”.....” I have ever seen! I have it in a prominent spot in my shop for all to see!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#1 posted 02-16-2011 01:47 AM

I’d proudly display that piece myself if I were you!

-- Jeff,

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#2 posted 02-16-2011 02:08 AM

very cool, I bet you will keep that forever

-- Dave..Pensacola Fl.........In GOD we trust

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#3 posted 02-16-2011 02:19 AM

Hey, I built a miter-sled jig like that… but yours looks better.
Great job.

-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada

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#4 posted 02-16-2011 02:23 AM

I think he must be named after the famous abstract artist Jackson Pollock!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 02-16-2011 02:56 AM

My Dad used to let me play in the shop and make things too. He gave me a kitchen sponge, a Skil twist drill, a handful of screws, and set me up on the workmate. I always had a blast “working” with him—I still do!

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#6 posted 02-16-2011 03:04 AM

Nice little project, I think you have a woodworker growing up.

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#7 posted 02-16-2011 03:08 AM

now that’s abstract. good work Jackson ( and granddad )

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#8 posted 02-16-2011 03:24 AM

Great Work Jackson!
Such a great use of scrap wood Grandad, I am sure it will sit proudly for a years to come.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#9 posted 02-16-2011 11:49 AM

Nice work Jackson! I have been woodworking for yrs and your already showing me up! I’m going to need to practice! Congrats grandpa, spending time with him must of been priceless!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 02-16-2011 12:41 PM

you are right, that is the best ”...” that I’ve ever seen as well.
Is the piece dated for future reference?

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#11 posted 02-16-2011 06:04 PM

That’s a really nice piece, but be careful Grandpa, It won’t be long before he wants some of the “good wood” My daughter has been using a hammer and nail making pictures & spelling words on scrapes and now she wants to make better looking pieces out of my “good wood”.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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