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Project by MNBsr posted 460 days ago 1182 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Grandson Garage – When my first grandson was one year old I gave him a toy electric Gator to drive around in the back yard so when he turned two years old I built him a garage to keep the Gator in. I wanted it to look kind of like an old western store with a porch and a place for him and his buddies to sleep in and a place to store his Gator and other riding toys. I had a similar unit when I was a kid to store my motorcycle in. Anyway photo 5 is a sketch of the design I came up with and I built it in the middle of the summer in two weeks at my Son’s and his wife newly built house about 5 miles away. Photo 6 depicts my Son and my Grandson helping me finish up. My grandson really enjoyed this garage, but in about a year they sold the house and moved about 30 miles away. When my grandson is on this side of the bay visiting we ride by and check it out from a distance.

-- Malcolm, Mobile Alabama





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 460 days ago

very cool. I’m sure your grandson will get years of enjoyment using from his own garage!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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tomakazi

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#2 posted 460 days ago

Thats great! what a fun project.

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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RonInOhio

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#3 posted 460 days ago

Too bad he only got to enjoy it for a year. Really nostalgic build there.

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hoss12992

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#4 posted 459 days ago

Love it, great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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JoeinGa

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#5 posted 459 days ago

Too bad that they couldn’t have taken the building with them. I can only imagine it would have been cost prohibitive. I’ll bet he enjoyed it while he was there.

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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tamtum

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#6 posted 459 days ago

Great job.

-- Alexander , Greece, http://alekosbiki.wordpress.com/

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 459 days ago

Bill, this is really cute. Way to go Grandpa.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://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 458 days ago

awesome build.wish they wouldn’t have moved so quick.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Don Kriner

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#9 posted 448 days ago

Nice job! I bet the kids really like it!

-- Don Kriner

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