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Having my girls in the shop with - Birdhouses

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Project by DLCW posted 1146 days ago 1561 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was about 8 years ago that I had a really great day in the shop with each of my twin daughters. I spent a day with each one of them prepping the material and assembling their birdhouses. I don’t have pictures of them painted bu we spent many more hours together painting their birdhouses before we put them outside. They did a lot of the work.

Note the personal protective equipment (PPE). They still do that to this day and they are now 14.

It was one of the most enjoyable days I’ve ever had in the shop.

Thanks for looking.

-- Don, Diamond Lake Custom Woodworks - http://www.dlwoodworks.com - "If you make something idiot proof, all they do is make a better idiot"





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blackcherry

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#1 posted 1146 days ago

The best of times for sure, well done Dad!

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Dark_Lightning

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#2 posted 1146 days ago

No doubt you enjoyed it, and I bet the daughters will never forget it! Good times…

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#3 posted 1146 days ago

I can’t wait to do the same! Thanks for the inspiration.

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mafe

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#4 posted 1146 days ago

No days can beat those days we have our daughters un the shop.
Sweet girls, nive houses, happy birds and fathers.
Best thoughts,
MaFe

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

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#5 posted 1146 days ago

Precious memory for all three, no doubt!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Jimboe

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#6 posted 1146 days ago

awesome job pop …cant wait to get my little darlin in the shop with me =)

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JoeyG

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#7 posted 1146 days ago

I just did this with my son and two daughters. They had fun, as did I. I try to get them in the shop as often as possible to make small projects. It is always a pleasure to watch them as they learn new things. The only hard part is coming up with new ideas

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

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 1146 days ago

Way to go , dad. That’s what dads are for.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 1146 days ago

thank´s for sharing :-)

Dennis

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 1145 days ago

So cool to read these kinds of posts. I do this with my buddies 2 kids and it some fo the greatest times in the shop. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/48054

Congrats to you.

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

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kiefer

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#11 posted 1145 days ago

that’s the kind of memory you like to have they are too rare these days
BEAUTIFUL !!!!
kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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Maveric777

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#12 posted 1145 days ago

Those pretty smiles have got to be contagious… I know after seeing this post I definitely developed one. Thanks for sharing….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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panther

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#13 posted 1144 days ago

that’s it i’m calling my granddaugthers, what fun that looks like

-- you must live for something or die for nothing (rambo)

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#14 posted 1143 days ago

You are a lucky dad!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#15 posted 1141 days ago

way to go dad
ur lucky

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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