sons barn and my first project

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Project by wannabenorm posted 02-02-2012 06:34 AM 1071 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is my first big project my five year old son is autisic and is in love with tractors, and such and i added on a 18 by 20 room to our home for our two toddlers and he wanted a barn, and tractor bed, and the three year old wants a train station and train bed, so im working on them…. barn is also climbing toy as you can see my three year old in the top part of it…hope they enjoy it as much as i do when i see them smile…

-- if i say something stupid over look me im learning.....

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#1 posted 02-02-2012 06:37 AM

This is very cool ,a unique design and built well too.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-02-2012 07:01 AM

Very nice! I’m sure they will enjoy this for many years to come.

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 02-03-2012 03:55 AM

You are a good dad and a nice project that they will spend hours enjoying. Sounds like you have your work cut out for you for the forseeable future! That’s whats called a ‘labor of love’.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#4 posted 02-03-2012 06:16 AM

Lot’s of soul and love in that woodwork…..years and years later…...they will still remember and think of this. Great job on it. Your one talented and lucky man.

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#5 posted 02-23-2012 01:40 PM

thanks for the comments sorry about quality of pics but my five year old had my air hose and was blowing dust around in the room when i snapped pics more pics and updates as project ends

-- if i say something stupid over look me im learning.....

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#6 posted 02-23-2012 10:48 PM

Nice work!

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#8 posted 02-25-2012 01:22 AM

That’s a whole lot of nice work on that roof. Ain’t nothing getting in.
Great stuff.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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