Son's Creations

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Project by Woodenwizard posted 08-23-2011 05:06 AM 1462 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Like any father and avid woodworker you always enjoy seeing your children show an interest in your hobby. So, I want to take a minute if you don’t mind and brag a little about my son’s woodworking skills. After a few lessons on basic woodworking and a scrollsaw lesson or two he took it from there. He likes making toys and replica weapons. He made a sign for his office that displays two working rubber band guns. The rubber band guns are his design of an old Navy Colt. They are made from walnut and red oak. The replica samurai sword is made out of poplar and painted.

Thanks for letting me brag.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#1 posted 08-23-2011 05:17 AM

I really like these items. He did a very nice job. It appears he learned very well

-- Norman

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#2 posted 08-23-2011 05:55 AM

They are all really cool. Looks and sounds to me like your son is a chip off of the old block. His instructor is a very good woodworker… Great projects and craftsmanship.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#3 posted 08-23-2011 05:58 AM

You are really fortunate to have a son who’s interested in woodworking! How old is he? Help him grow in ti and put challenges that are do-able for him so he won’t get discouraged and quit. He is doing very well already! I am looking forward to seeing his work a year from now, John!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#4 posted 08-23-2011 06:42 AM

Kudos to son and dad. He needs his own LJ page!

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA -

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#5 posted 08-23-2011 12:43 PM

What can I say, Outstanding!!!!!!!!!!!

I am very invoice of you guys.

-- Measure twice, cut once, and hope for the best.

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#6 posted 08-23-2011 01:33 PM

that is one nice pair o six-shooters. very nice. kuddos to your son, and you for inspiring him

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#7 posted 08-23-2011 05:53 PM

Great work on those rubber band guns.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#8 posted 08-27-2011 07:55 AM

I just realized that my son has just joined us at LJ. Hurray! Check out Lordbyron.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#9 posted 09-11-2011 02:19 PM

congrats to your son great job i hope my son picks up on a hobby like your did

-- Richie, PA - " from rough cut to fine rustic furniture "

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