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Project by kiefer posted 628 days ago 1277 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got a nine year old boy visiting and spent a little time in the shop with him building this little racer.
Was fun but he is just too impatient and had to get it done .
This all started when he spotted the rubber gears I made a while ago but they where too big .
He did a fine job staying with it and did all the sanding and more or less did the design .

-- Kiefer 松





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Kookaburra

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#1 posted 628 days ago

Ah, good job roping in a youngster. Now he will go home with dreams of all the things he can make.

Great job for a first project – the design is better than I could do!

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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Roger

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#2 posted 628 days ago

You can plainly see, he is way proud o that car, which he should be.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 628 days ago

Nice work and nice mentoring.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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jacob34

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#4 posted 627 days ago

he did a nice job

-- so a bear and a rabbit are sitting on a log

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cathyb

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#5 posted 627 days ago

It’s a beauty….......

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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DocSavage45

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#6 posted 627 days ago

How’s it run? :-)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Doe

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#7 posted 627 days ago

Great job—for him having the patience to get it done and for you to teach him

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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peteg

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#8 posted 627 days ago

The look on the young guys face tells you the result, :: )))
well done
Pete

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

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kiefer

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#9 posted 625 days ago

Well thanks LJs
My company left today and now I have a little spare time to thank you for your comments .

KAY Rope him in I did and he showed good attention after a while but the patience took a while .
Fine job of the design and finishing and details .
He took it home and will put it on a shelf ,I guess he pretty proud .

ROGER Yes he is proud which I appreciate .

JAY Thanks and mentoring is fun .

JACOB Yes he did with lots of patience for a nine year old !

CATHY I agree and thanks ,always nice to hear from you .

THOMAS I am not allowed to take it for a spin . LOL

DOE It was a pleasure and I take every opportunity .A cup holder for a bike is next .

PETE That is the greatest reward for a grandpa .

-- Kiefer 松

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 624 days ago

That is a great to get a 9 yr old to work in your shop. Nice car !!..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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Roz

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#11 posted 584 days ago

Great story! Good of you to take time to do this and this kid will remember this when he is our age.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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