LumberJocks

Wooden leg

  • Advertise with us
Project by lenb posted 03-03-2012 09:39 PM 1375 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My grandson needed the bone structure for his school prodject.
I really didn,t know how we were going to do it but in the end it turned out reasonably well.
He recieved a mark of 75 % so he was happy.
All the comment she made was the foot is to wide ! As if we didn’t know?

-- Profile photo is of our big 50th celebration, What a great day that was, July 2011





13 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112170 posts in 2244 days


#1 posted 03-03-2012 09:41 PM

Cool project ,I get a kick out of that :))

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Bearpie's profile

Bearpie

2587 posts in 1685 days


#2 posted 03-03-2012 09:46 PM

Cool! You should have told her that it was patterned off of Bigfoot’s prints!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

View T. D. Reid's profile

T. D. Reid

275 posts in 1011 days


#3 posted 03-04-2012 01:21 AM

Great job and you should have told her where to put the foot and the crap grade. Good job sir.

-- Head to the shop its calling you – Todd

View Vince 's profile

Vince

40 posts in 1166 days


#4 posted 03-04-2012 12:28 PM

I think that deserves better than a 75%

-- "Putty and paint make the carpenter I ain't"

View jjw5858's profile

jjw5858

1117 posts in 1269 days


#5 posted 03-04-2012 02:37 PM

For a few feet of wood this is really a step in the right direction…..(Snare drum and Cymbal crash!)...No seriously…. very creative and well done.

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

View Don Johnson's profile

Don Johnson

613 posts in 1447 days


#6 posted 03-04-2012 03:36 PM

Should have told the teacher that it had to be a foot wide !!

-- Don, Somerset UK, http://www.donjohnson24.co.uk

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

14978 posts in 1855 days


#7 posted 03-04-2012 03:44 PM

I think a 75 is not a fair score! Very unfair!

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

View KMT's profile

KMT

591 posts in 1329 days


#8 posted 03-04-2012 04:23 PM

Yep, 75% seems low to me.

-- - Martin

View Luke's profile

Luke

236 posts in 1354 days


#9 posted 03-04-2012 07:34 PM

75 is way too low…people don’t understand the work that is involved…

View clieb91's profile

clieb91

3276 posts in 2602 days


#10 posted 03-04-2012 08:27 PM

Loos like a great job.
If he got a 75 for that much work I have to wonder what was done better. Somehow, I am guessing that school does not have a shop class, so the teacher does not have a clue the time and work it would take to make it.

CtL

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

View Dominic's profile

Dominic

39 posts in 1000 days


#11 posted 03-04-2012 09:40 PM

As a school teacher myself…I give it 100% in both effort and execution.

-- Dominic

View nobuckle's profile

nobuckle

1120 posts in 1428 days


#12 posted 03-05-2012 12:34 PM

“I once knew a man with a wooden leg, named Smith. He never did tell the name of his other leg.” Seriously, nice work. A cool project he’ll remember for a long, long time.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

View rance's profile

rance

4135 posts in 1827 days


#13 posted 03-22-2012 06:00 AM

Well, I’ll bet your son has a leg up on the competition now.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase