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    My creative Grandaughter

    My grandaughter likes to spend time in the shop. Tonight she got creative and made something. Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	40945 A Prize for whoever can guess what it is. She takes the scraps I create and glue then toghter. Taking careful measurents..
    "There’s a lot of work being done today that doesn’t have any soul in it. The technique may be the utmost perfection, yet it is lifeless. It doesn’t have a soul. I hope my furniture has a soul to it." - Sam Maloof
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    That looks just like a genuwine Doo-Wah-Diddy!
    Jesus was a Woodworker

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    I'm gonna guess that its a Blurfl.
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    It is obvious. She is building a small steady-rest for the lathe.

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    I think she is building a "greatest grandpa" trophy

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    It's a whatchamacallit to go on the dohinky thingamajig she is going to design for the, oh you know where I'm going with this! Great times Gramps, cherish them! And man, turn up the heat for her, a stocking cap?! Ya'll live in Arizona, what's up? It's zero right now with 18 below F wind chill. Kind of nippy, but if you like ice fishing, it is ice making weather right now!!
    Jon

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    My creative Grandaughter

    Don, that is just adorable.

    Of course, it's a doofatchi whatsajigger. Everybody knows that.

    Aloha, & Happy New Year.

    Tony
    "You got to learn from the mistakes of others. You won't live long enough to make them all yourself". (Author unknown)

    "Time flies like..... an arrow,,,Fruit flies like..... a banana." Groucho Marx

    Ah,,,to live in Paradise!

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    the look in her eyes says it all " you will never guess this one grandpa"

    my little one makes who know what out of my glue blocks, she tells me but i dont get it, i have to make new ones every time i make doors. wouldn't trade it for the world.

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    I know what it is. Its modern art. If an adult made the same thing that's what it would be called. She's just starting early. It doesn't matter what it is, she's spending time with grandpa.

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    congrats don, you have beautiful grandchildren, shes gonna grow up and be a heartbreaker.

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