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Project by indianajoe posted 614 days ago 1451 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

my 10 year old son is learning to play in the woodshop and decided to make his grandmoters a few gifts. First is a quilt rack out of ambrosia maple and second is a flower pot out of cedar.





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cnarf

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#1 posted 614 days ago

Well done. I’m sure they will be treasured.

-- cnarf, Ireland

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 614 days ago

Excellent gifts, they are the best kind to give. They will be cherished for a life time. Nice work.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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HalDougherty

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#3 posted 614 days ago

Great job on your Christmas gifts. I’m sure your son’s Grandmother will love them.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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Fishinbo

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#4 posted 614 days ago

Great presents to give and you’ve shown the effort and love you put on it.
Grandma’s sure to love it. Keep up the great job!

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Don Broussard

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#5 posted 614 days ago

@indianjoe—Very nice to see your young son working in the wood shop. The projects both came out very nice. I hope he puts a maker’s mark and the date/year made, so that when they are passed down to future generations, he will have evidence that it was his handiwork. He will be able to point to them with pride.

-- 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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a1Jim

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#6 posted 614 days ago

I love to see young folks doing wood working. Good job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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clieb91

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#7 posted 614 days ago

Welcome Aboard. Great to see kids in the workshop. Some very nice gifts that I am sure will be even more cherished considering he made them.

CtL

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

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Bagtown

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#8 posted 614 days ago

Those are great.
Proud Dad I bet :)
Happy Grandma next week too.

Great job.

Are those a wooden hinge on the quilt hanger?

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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indianajoe

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#9 posted 613 days ago

they are wood hinges with a 3/8 stainless pin for support. We actually milled the wood so it is 1 1/4 thick instead of 3/4

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 613 days ago

Nice projects and good job getting the youngsters involved! I like the way you did your pivots (MUCH better than those in the Wood Mag article). I’ve now made 4 of these and they are fun and useful.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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bch

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#11 posted 609 days ago

Those are spectacular! Well done, son! Give my boys some more years and I hope we’ll be doing the same together.

-- --bch

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