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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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#1 posted 12-21-2012 01:00 PM
Well done. I’m sure they will be treasured.
-- cnarf, Ireland
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#2 posted 12-21-2012 01:19 PM
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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#3 posted 12-21-2012 01:26 PM
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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#4 posted 12-21-2012 02:52 PM
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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#5 posted 12-21-2012 03:30 PM
@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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#6 posted 12-21-2012 04:22 PM
I love to see young folks doing wood working. Good job.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#7 posted 12-21-2012 06:16 PM
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.
-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)
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#8 posted 12-21-2012 10:01 PM
Those are great.Proud Dad I bet :)Happy Grandma next week too.
Are those a wooden hinge on the quilt hanger?
-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta
#9 posted 12-22-2012 12:38 AM
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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#10 posted 12-22-2012 02:01 AM
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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#11 posted 12-26-2012 01:28 AM
Those are spectacular! Well done, son! Give my boys some more years and I hope we’ll be doing the same together.
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#12 posted 12-25-2015 07:01 PM
Good to see youngsters in the shop! A nice idea and great design. That is a departure from the standard quilt rack. I’ll have to show it to my brother-in-law who make quilts. Maybe we could work up a deal- quilts and racks. Thanks for sharing. Would it be possible to get some dimensions, construction details, and finish details on it?
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