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Project by A Slice of Wood Workshop posted 808 days ago 2475 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was the toughest project I’ve ever had. Actually my daughter was walking around near my wood spot and saw a small chunk of log and said “daddy, lets make something with this”. I sawed it in half and then made the slots for the business cards. I followed the grain on the right one, and followed the natural split on the left one. Debarked them, sanded them, and then sprayed them with 3 coats of lacquer.

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





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Don W

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#1 posted 808 days ago

your daughter has quit an eye.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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Dave

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#2 posted 808 days ago

Now thats the way to get the kids involved. Great project. Now you need to get her some of her own cards.
Nice job Chuck.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#3 posted 808 days ago

Thanks guys. I had fun with her in the shop. She doesn’t get to play with tools yet, but she’ll sand the crap out of some stuff (in all directions, lol). This summer both daughters and me will build some birdhouses.

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

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degoose

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#4 posted 808 days ago

Cool.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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FlyingMLB

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#5 posted 808 days ago

You encourage those future wood workers every chance you get. They could teach us a lot. Takes a special eye to see the future in a piece of old ratty wood. Great projects. Keep them coming. Thanks for sharing.

-- Flying MLB *** A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

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#6 posted 808 days ago

Thanks guys for the comments! Always appreciate, good or bad (but i always like the good :-) )

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

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