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My boys helping me finish nailing down the hardboard top on new workbench.
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#1 posted 08-27-2012 10:29 PM
Family projects are always the most memorable…for various reasons :)
-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir
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#2 posted 08-27-2012 10:29 PM
Nice looking bench….better remind your boys to wear their shoes while in the shop….lots of nails, screws or splinters to get stuck with. It’s always nice to get your kids involved in building isn’t it
-- Larry in Hawaii,
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#3 posted 08-27-2012 10:30 PM
Nice looking bench, you will have fun teaching them on it.
-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn
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#4 posted 08-27-2012 11:55 PM
great job. my 4 year old daughter loves being in the shop with me.only when its safe to be of course.
#5 posted 08-28-2012 01:22 AM
Good point on the shoes Hawaiilad. Florida kids – they never wear them !!
#6 posted 08-28-2012 08:34 AM
Yea, kids in Hawaii are the same….dress shoes are near new flip flops (or as they call them here…”slippers”
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#7 posted 08-28-2012 10:14 AM
It must have been a very enjoyable project with the kids. Way to go, Dad.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#8 posted 08-28-2012 05:39 PM
Excellent work! Nice to have helpers in the shop. I have three children that always want to help and I never discourage them, so long as it’s safe as whitebeast88 points out.
-- Jeff, North Andover, MA
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