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Project by NWIMatt posted 04-30-2012 11:16 PM 1979 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My oldest daughter brought her wood shop projects home from school today, she is almost as proud as I am. These are going on the walls, the shelf in her room and the joinery examples are going in the shop (her request). She has already asked me to teach her to build a bench for 4H next year…





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Arlin Eastman

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#1 posted 04-30-2012 11:25 PM

Priceless.

Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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dakremer

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#2 posted 05-01-2012 12:01 AM

that is really great!! Good job on that shelf and joinery! You should be really proud of yourself!!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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Martyroc

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#3 posted 05-01-2012 02:17 AM

Really nice, I guess the apple doesn’t fall to far from the tree. She should be very proud, as you are. Great project, can’t wait to see the bench you guys build.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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GenerationWW

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#4 posted 05-01-2012 11:24 AM

Fantastic! Getting children involved is important, plus quality time and memories are exchanged.

-- list your handcrafted treasures @ www.generationwoodworks.com for free!

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#5 posted 05-01-2012 11:27 AM

Thats great. I’m looking to get my daughter into the shop soon.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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Craftsman on the lake

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#6 posted 05-01-2012 11:40 AM

Well oldest daughter, I am impressed. I was a public school teacher for 30 years. To see someone like you, do fine work like, this makes my heart glad. I can’t wait to see what you do next.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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clieb91

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#7 posted 05-01-2012 02:28 PM

Awesome project and the joinery examples are a great teaching aid. Can’t wait to see the bench.

CtL

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

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Mainiac Matt

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#8 posted 05-01-2012 03:52 PM

Let me guess… Horse Crazy!

My girls are too.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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LesB

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#9 posted 05-01-2012 04:07 PM

Sometimes you get lucky. Good for you and your daughter.
My daughter, not a girl anymore, prefers to cook and is an outstanding gourmet. My son prefers to work on cars. So I guess all my tools will go to an estate sale when I’m gone unless I live long enough for one of the grand kids to take an interest. LOL

-- Les B, Oregon

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#10 posted 05-01-2012 06:22 PM

great job oldest daughter :-)

Matt you teaching her …. LOL
wirth that joinery …...you better listen to her :-)

thanks for sharing a priceless moment

Dennis

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grizzman

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#11 posted 05-01-2012 07:03 PM

what a great daughter, she will always enjoy learning to wood work, one litle clue though, on her joinery display, switch the tags on the rabbit and datto…:)...keep making projects and start to use all of the joinery and you will have loads of fun….

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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YorkshireStewart

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#12 posted 05-01-2012 07:57 PM

It’s a thrill to hear that fine woodworking is still being taught. Well done eldest daughter!

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems

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#13 posted 05-01-2012 08:41 PM

Very nice work! She’ll be kicking you out of your own shop pretty soon, if she hasn’t already.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Kookaburra

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#14 posted 05-01-2012 08:44 PM

I am always thrilled to see girls who like to work with wood! And Linda seems to have a knack for it. She should be proud of her work.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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NWIMatt

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#15 posted 05-01-2012 10:54 PM

thanks for all the positive comments everyone. It is always great to put tools into their hands and let them work on something, and she is getting to the age where she can actually build things, so this should be fun.

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