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Grand kidds in my workshop.

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Project by twsdetailnmore posted 07-07-2012 01:45 PM 796 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was busy working in my workshop when my oldest grandson came down with a firehouse kit my wife had gotten from a garage sale from home depot.
he wanted to put it together with his granfather.
he and his brother did the build and then all three painted it.
Let me tell you I had an awesome 4th of july afternoon.

-- TWS





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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 07-07-2012 02:23 PM

Looks like the shop is starting to produce for you? LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 07-07-2012 02:32 PM

Looks like great fun it’s wonderful to have your grand kids to share your shop with.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 07-07-2012 02:43 PM

I can relate to this very well and can tell you they will remember that day all their lives.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#4 posted 07-08-2012 12:10 AM

A darn fine addition to the shop – - better than festool even!

-- "If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves." Edison

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#5 posted 07-08-2012 12:39 AM

Love to see them excited about working in the shop. Fun little project.

CtL

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

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#6 posted 07-08-2012 12:48 AM

Thats gotta put one heck of a smile on grandpas face i tell ya. Im sure it made ya awfuly proud to post this.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#7 posted 07-08-2012 12:52 PM

Thank for looking LJ people it was a good time. LJ has been vary enjoyable to be a part of, seeing all the skills there is out there.
do not remember the members name but their is a young boy around ten that build a bench for his mom on the kitchen table. I thought that was awesome that is what inspired me to even allow kidds in my shop.

-- TWS

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#8 posted 07-08-2012 12:52 PM

Thank for looking LJ people it was a good time. LJ has been vary enjoyable to be a part of, seeing all the skills there is out there.
do not remember the members name but their is a young boy around ten that build a bench for his mom on the kitchen table. I thought that was awesome that is what inspired me to even allow kidds in my shop.

-- TWS

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#9 posted 07-08-2012 04:18 PM

I was somewhat older when I broke into my dad’s locked tool shed and grabbed tools to build a little bench to hammer on. Then I made some crude boats. Cut the ends off some scrape board w/handsaw into a point, and nailed a block of wood on top for the cabin.LOL! Dad came home and found me w/his tools. Got angry which was his first response. Later said “If I show you how to use tools, and give you your own, will you stay out of my tool shed?” Said “yes.” He cleaned out the front of the basement to reveal a bench with a machinist vice, showed me the proper way to treat and use tools. I said” can I use your power drill?” Told me ” learn how to make mistakes with hand tools first, they will not be so big.” His next power tool was a birthday present from me. He said, ” You must need a saber saw.” LOL! He was right, but I only borrowed it from time to time.

They will remember!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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