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Forum topic by MsDebbieP posted 02-12-2012 07:27 PM 1295 views 2 times favorited 25 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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MsDebbieP

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02-12-2012 07:27 PM

do you wish you had better tools… use your lack of tools as an excuse for not completing projects???

Check out this video!! Limited tools, great project and at just 10 years of age.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)


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#1 posted 02-12-2012 07:40 PM

Thats a future lumberjock if ive ever seen one!

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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rance

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#2 posted 02-12-2012 07:41 PM

Now that’s pretty cool. I admire that kid’s stick-to-it-ness. I remember the days of the coping saw. And I NEVER want to go back there. :)

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#3 posted 02-12-2012 07:43 PM

great work ethics .. and don’t you just love the attitude of “we’ll get through it”

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#4 posted 02-12-2012 08:14 PM

.I love it and also love how the camera has a hand that helps out just when it’ needed.
We need to see more kids involved in these things…..hooray for him and his dad

-- Life used to be soooo much simpler!!!!

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#5 posted 02-12-2012 08:18 PM

oh yes – the camera with a built=in vise!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#6 posted 02-12-2012 08:18 PM

Pretty cool. The occasional hand of the camera man was just right. I was never any good at letting the kid screw up too much himself.

Say, was that chunk out of the table edge there at the start of the video?

-d

-- Dan V. in Indy

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#7 posted 02-12-2012 08:21 PM

Reminds me of my 4H woodworking days.

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#8 posted 02-12-2012 08:22 PM

Great video. This kid looks like he is going to give Tommy McDonald some competition in a few years. ;-)

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#9 posted 02-12-2012 08:26 PM

yep you goto love his ” I CAN DO THAT ” atitude thumps up for him
and the parrents who have learned him to have it with confidence

wuold love to see what he comes up with in a few years when he have
collected better tools

thanks for sharing Deppie :-)

Dennis

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#10 posted 02-12-2012 08:28 PM

I wish my 36 year old son could do as well. He just goes ahead blindly and won’t listen to the old man.

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#11 posted 02-12-2012 08:31 PM

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#12 posted 02-12-2012 08:34 PM

oh thanks Dennis!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#13 posted 02-12-2012 09:19 PM

Yes Debbie, he did a wonderful job on the horse and also narrating the video as he worked. He has a great future ahead of him as a woodworker and as a person too. No doubt in my mind about that.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#14 posted 02-12-2012 09:35 PM

Just goes to show, it’s not the tools

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#15 posted 02-12-2012 10:38 PM

Yep, if there’s a will, there’s a way!

Matt sure proved that!

... and he didn’t even nick the Kitchen Table!
(I don’t think I would attempt that on a kitchen table the way he did!) LOL

Great job, Matt!

Keep up the good work!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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