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Project by hunter71 posted 04-07-2013 11:35 AM 1995 views 10 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just before I left for Islamabad, Pakistan I made a few new sandbox toys for my granddaughters. This is my own design that fits little hands. No exotic woods used here, just scraps from under the bench that are glued together and made KID TOUGH. I got to see them in use and they work just fine.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.





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woodshaver

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#1 posted 04-07-2013 11:57 AM

Those are all good looking and functional sandbox toys Doug. I bet the kids will have a good time playing with them. Nice detail too!
Stay safe my friend!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 04-07-2013 12:12 PM

Fun looking toys. Glad they like them, I am sure they will put them to heavy use.

Have a safe journey.

CtL

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

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Roger

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#3 posted 04-07-2013 12:18 PM

God bless you. Be safe

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

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#4 posted 04-07-2013 12:33 PM

I,m sure your grandchildren are waiting for you. Well done.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#5 posted 04-07-2013 12:36 PM

They look great!

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#6 posted 04-07-2013 12:39 PM

I’m sure your GKs will have a ball with these. Have a safe trip and be careful. Hurry back so we can see some more of your good werk here.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#7 posted 04-07-2013 12:46 PM

great toys,glad you got to see them in use.
be safe and hurry back.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#8 posted 04-07-2013 01:27 PM

Those are great looking toys and the kids will love them.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#9 posted 04-07-2013 01:57 PM

QT.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#10 posted 04-07-2013 02:18 PM

You and your projects are absolutely amazing!!!

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#11 posted 04-07-2013 03:26 PM

Have a safe trip Hunter
Chuck

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#12 posted 04-07-2013 06:05 PM

Cool toys for the grandchildren to have fun with. Hurry home and be safe. I spent some time in the Middle East and understand the challenges.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#13 posted 04-07-2013 07:28 PM

Good job grandpa. Be safe so you can make more later.

-- 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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#14 posted 04-07-2013 07:35 PM

These look great be careful out there.

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#15 posted 04-07-2013 09:09 PM

G’Day Doug, They a 3 top tops which your granddaughter will enjoy hours of fun & play, well done.
Looking forward to seeing some photos from your travels, maybe even some wooden toys.
Now you be safe while away, keep you head down & your eyes & ears open.
Cheers from On Top DownUnder, crowie

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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