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Blog entry by Russ posted 06-07-2010 10:15 PM 6235 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So the other night we went to a local pizza joint for dinner. My 3 year old son sat down at the table and pointed to it then said “Is this pine?” Ironically I it was. I guess those trips to Home Depot are having an affect.

Added picture of the “pine” table.
Is this pine?

-- Russ

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#1 posted 06-07-2010 10:17 PM

That’s funny and another woodworker in training.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 06-07-2010 10:28 PM

Pretty soon you will have a helper in the shop.

-- Bill, Austin, Texas,

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#3 posted 06-07-2010 10:34 PM

Well done Russ Junior! keep it up. My 6 year old daughter can identify most woods I work with, and I work with many. Start them young, I say.

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#4 posted 06-08-2010 02:40 AM

Teach him while he is young! That is great! :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#5 posted 06-08-2010 04:23 AM

That’s funny!

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#6 posted 06-08-2010 04:33 AM

When they show an interest nuture it. Makes memories to relish for a lifetime.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#7 posted 06-08-2010 04:41 AM

That’s great. He has been watching and listening to what is going on in the shop!

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#8 posted 06-08-2010 05:24 AM

Boy has a good eye! =)

-- ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

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#9 posted 06-08-2010 07:34 AM

They definitely pick up a lot of things and always suprise us.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#10 posted 06-08-2010 11:28 AM

Yep a future Lumberjock. Nice of you to let your young ones to help you out in the shop.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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