"Granddad Can You"

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Project by diggerdelaney posted 07-02-2013 06:30 PM 833 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Most of you have heard those words “granddad can you just make me”. Well that is what one of mine said when she wanted a bed for her Barbie doll so off to the shed i goes. With some bits of pine from a headboard of which I had about 8 of from a company that went out of business. I like free wood.
Anyway back to the toy bed the good lady went up to her sowing room and a bed was born. The letter “B” is cut from modelling ply and stained blue with spirit dye and finally 3 coats of Acrylic varnish.

Makes a change to make something for a girl.

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#1 posted 07-02-2013 06:34 PM

Way to go Granddad! You’re her hero!

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

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#2 posted 07-02-2013 06:39 PM

WAY TO GO!! I love those words. I mean “can you Grandpa….....”

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#3 posted 07-02-2013 06:40 PM

I’m sure she loves it to. Nice work, Granddad.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#4 posted 07-02-2013 07:35 PM

Very nice. I am sure she was very happy. I just posted a picture of a bed that I made for my daughter.

-- Jay in Pennsylvania,

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#5 posted 07-02-2013 10:33 PM

G’Day and Very well done Derek,
You will surely receive extra payment for that one, with a heap of hugs, kisses and thank you’s…...

May I offer some caution here; my grandsons [6 & 2.5] think Pa can make or repair anything…

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

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#6 posted 07-05-2013 03:52 PM

I can just imagine the look in her eyes seeing that pretty and well made doll bed. Great job Grand Pa!

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