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A trophy for Mommy!

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Project by SamuelP posted 672 days ago 4527 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a little late, but better late than never.

Back in June my daughter wanted to make a present for Mommy, and decided on a trophy.

Since my daughter likes to work with me at my bench and loves to figure out the hand tools we made a woodworking project made completely with hand tools. We did buy a pre-cut star. Minus some galloot points for us.

One proud Daddy here.

-- -Sam - Tampa, FL- "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns somthing he can in no other way" -Mark Twain





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 672 days ago

That’s wonderful Sam ,what an adorable and loving daughter your have.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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muleskinner

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#2 posted 672 days ago

Looks to me like mom has two trophies.

-- Visualize whirled peas

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 672 days ago

The project is only the second most important thing here. Your time with your daughter is all that really matters.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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SuburbanDon

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#4 posted 672 days ago

This is great.

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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rance

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#5 posted 672 days ago

Oh to see the joy in a child’s eyes. :) And that smile. Little minds, soaking up learning like a sponge. Cherish this time you have together. A bond that no woodworking glue(not even Hot Hide Glue) could even compare. Very nice project! :)

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#6 posted 672 days ago

Great pics Sam. She looks like she is having a great time.

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#7 posted 672 days ago

Oh, Man, what a sweetie! Very cool, Sam. Excellent project!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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TimWood

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#8 posted 672 days ago

My wife’s an only child and some of her best memories are of she and dad in his shop building things.

-- Tim Harrelson

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SamuelP

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#9 posted 672 days ago

My wife received the birthday present, but I always thought I was the one who got the better end of the deal.

Thanks for all the compliments.

-- -Sam - Tampa, FL- "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns somthing he can in no other way" -Mark Twain

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Don W

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#10 posted 672 days ago

very cool. What a present. Mom must have been really happy.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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Don Broussard

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#11 posted 672 days ago

Reminds me of Trace Adkins’ song “She Thinks We’re Just Fishing”. It could easily be “She Thinks We’re Just Woodworking” . . . Certainly time well spent!

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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CharlieM1958

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#12 posted 672 days ago

A future LumberJill and heartbreaker of young men for sure!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Rick Dennington

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#13 posted 672 days ago

She’s a little cutie…..looks like she’s got the situation well in hand….her Mom will be proud….!!

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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#14 posted 671 days ago

the priceless time and her smile tells it all

thanks for sharing
Dennis

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steamfab

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#15 posted 671 days ago

That has got to be the sweetest gift for Moms!

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