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Project by JoeyG posted 05-29-2011 03:36 PM 965 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was one fun day. I did all the prep work and cutting out the pieces, then let my kids spread the glue and shot the nail gun. I held onto the gun of coarse, they just pulled the trigger. It is so cool to see them smile as they take a pile of wood and make something with it. I think their favorite part was drilling the holes.

The birdhouses are made from some leftovers from the fence I put up in the backyard last year, so they will fit right in attached to the fence posts.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks





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dean2336

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#1 posted 05-29-2011 03:58 PM

talk about the best of times—something the kids and parent will always remember—-my grandkids save all their projects and i have the pictures and all the great memories—can’t take that away.

-- dean2336,nebr.

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kiefer

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#2 posted 05-29-2011 04:23 PM

YES !
These are the best times getting them to enjoy building
I always say get them to be constructive not destructive !
Great post !
Love to see this kind of story
Keep the kids save!!!!!!!
thanks

kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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mafe

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#3 posted 05-29-2011 06:51 PM

Wauuu what a wonderful bunch af mini LJ’s.
They have done a wonderful job there, I’m proud to see them here and call then buddies.
Lucy you, lucky them – nothing better.
(I spend time with my daughter of 11 today making a dollhouse for her niece).
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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#4 posted 05-29-2011 08:07 PM

Time well spent. Congratulations. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#5 posted 05-30-2011 02:33 AM

Great job done by all of you!

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#6 posted 05-31-2011 06:04 PM

Any time you give to your kids will be a blessing to them for ever,thanks for your post we get caught up with our own project we forget to include our loved ones in our passion to wood work.

-- "Well done is better than well said"

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