Garrett's pencil box

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Project by MontanaBob posted 06-19-2012 08:55 PM 1811 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Garrett, my Grandson and I spent some quality time together today. We built a pencil box with a secret compartment. A Big Thanks to Steve of Mere Mortals fame for the quick and easy idea. Garrett did a little finish sanding with the power sander, then round off all the corners….Then he did a very special paint job that only a six year old can do…It was a fun time for both of us….Thanks for looking…..

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#1 posted 06-19-2012 10:24 PM

He looks so happy and proud as well : ) Good job !!

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#2 posted 06-19-2012 11:48 PM

WAY TO GO Garrett!! Great job, dude. Keep up the good work

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#3 posted 06-20-2012 02:12 AM

That sure is a great looking pencil box Garrett! Good looking paint job too!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#4 posted 06-20-2012 02:35 AM

start em early!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 06-20-2012 02:59 AM

Hey, would ya look at the concentration on the little guys face
great stuff “grandad”, nice to see he personalised the finish so it will allways be His :))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#6 posted 06-20-2012 05:28 AM

What’s in the secret compartment?? Never mind. I guess it wouldn’t be a secret. Nice build…..................

-- mike...............

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#7 posted 06-20-2012 12:17 PM

I like the project. It looks like you two had a great time together. I’m sure he’ll remember that for a long long time. Thanks for the idea as well I’m always trying to come up with a project for me and my Girls to work on when they’er in the shop with me.

-- Anthony

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#8 posted 06-20-2012 03:30 PM

Oh, I am so glad to see someone took the secret compartment pencil box and made it with a young woodworker. Looks like Garrett is a shop-partner in the making. Congrats to both of you!

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#9 posted 06-20-2012 03:59 PM

Great job Garrett! I like the paint job!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#10 posted 06-20-2012 04:09 PM

Thanks for all the nice comments…I’ll read them to Garrett when he comes over this afternoon….Bob

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#11 posted 06-21-2012 08:58 PM

What an awesome looking pencil holder Garret.


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

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