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Project by MontanaBob posted 752 days ago 1161 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…..

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future





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Dusty56

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#1 posted 752 days ago

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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Gary

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#2 posted 752 days ago

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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woodshaver

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#3 posted 752 days ago

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

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

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DocSavage45

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#4 posted 752 days ago

start em early!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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peteg

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#5 posted 752 days ago

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

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

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redryder

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#6 posted 752 days ago

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

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

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woodzy

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#7 posted 751 days ago

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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Kookaburra

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#8 posted 751 days ago

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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489tad

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#9 posted 751 days ago

Great job Garrett! I like the paint job!

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

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MontanaBob

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#10 posted 751 days ago

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

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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clieb91

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#11 posted 750 days ago

What an awesome looking pencil holder Garret.

CtL

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

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