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My Three-Year-Old Works Wood
« on: June 16, 2012, 11:04:33 AM »
A couple videos...



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Re: My Three-Year-Old Works Wood
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2012, 12:47:03 PM »
Thanks for showing Stephen!  :thumbup:

I thoroughly enjoy watching young 'uns, using their embryo practical skills......   :clap: :clap:

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Still drilling holes... Sometimes, in the right place!

Still modifying bits of metal... Occasionally, making an improvement!

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Re: My Three-Year-Old Works Wood
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2012, 05:41:53 PM »
Thanks for posting, always nice to see the next generation learning to use tools ( it's in the DNA  :thumbup:)    Just a suggestion, you might let the 3 yr old try a hacksaw on wood the fine teeth will make it easier for him and he can get both hands on it.   


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Re: My Three-Year-Old Works Wood
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2012, 07:12:45 PM »
Just a suggestion, you might let the 3 yr old try a hacksaw on wood the fine teeth will make it easier for him and he can get both hands on it.   


Jim

It's not the best saw, but I have a solution in mind. I'll post a picture when it is done.

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Re: My Three-Year-Old Works Wood
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2012, 05:22:29 PM »
Using a cut-off disc in a die grinder, I cut a new blade from a fine tooth hand saw. I also changed the blade retention from a couple of wood screws to a pair of threaded posts.

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Re: My Three-Year-Old Works Wood
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2012, 07:04:27 PM »
That should work , field tested yet ?        :thumbup: :thumbup:

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Re: My Three-Year-Old Works Wood
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2012, 01:48:48 AM »
This posting is evoking lovely memories of some 30 odd years ago.
I boxed a junior hacksaw, small hammer, assorted nails and wood offcuts as one of my son's Christmas presents......  :D

He loved it! And still remembers.......  :thumbup:

Even though his practical skills now, are much less than they were then.........   :bang:

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Still modifying bits of metal... Occasionally, making an improvement!

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Re: My Three-Year-Old Works Wood
« Reply #7 on: July 17, 2012, 10:18:57 AM »
Santa delivered a framed woodsaw (where the blade had been replaced with a fine teethed metal hacksaw), the usual set of tools (excluding the sharp edged ones), a hand made wooden mallet (the one that should be used on wood chisels, but ..) and

hear! hear!

   a battery powered screwdriver with drill chuck and bits!!

- "Pity he forgot including the bandsaw!"   :bugeye:

Marcello

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Re: My Three-Year-Old Works Wood
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2012, 03:29:18 PM »
Giving me great ideas for my daughters up coming birthday.!!   Nice going guys, great idea.

The only secondary changes I`ll have to make is to paint the handles pink.

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Re: My Three-Year-Old Works Wood
« Reply #9 on: July 25, 2012, 05:23:53 PM »
Chris, this is a bit off Stephen's topic, but you could buy your daughter this
http://www.paramountzone.com/chicksdiyset.htm
to get her toolkit started.

Have to confess that I gave one to a lady friend whose age I it would be churlish to disclose, and she was delighted with it...

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I've cut the end off it twice, but it's still too short