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woodworking ideas for a grandpa to do with a 8 year old grandson - roger901 - 03-26-2020

Suggestions appreciated.

roger901


RE: woodworking ideas for a grandpa to do with a 8 year old grandson - Bill Wilson - 03-26-2020

(03-26-2020, 10:12 AM)roger901 Wrote: Suggestions appreciated.

roger901

I built the standard go-to projects like tool boxes, bird houses and bird feeders with my 2 grandsons.  I loaded the tool boxes with old tools I found at the flea market.


RE: woodworking ideas for a grandpa to do with a 8 year old grandson - Woodworm! - 03-26-2020

(03-26-2020, 11:57 AM)Bill Wilson Wrote: I built the standard go-to projects like tool boxes, bird houses and bird feeders with my 2 grandsons.  I loaded the tool boxes with old tools I found at the flea market.

Sloyd trivet? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0U_c6MrGwE


RE: woodworking ideas for a grandpa to do with a 8 year old grandson - lift mechanic - 03-26-2020

How about bat houses, guess it depends if they know there are bats where they are.


RE: woodworking ideas for a grandpa to do with a 8 year old grandson - KLaz - 03-26-2020

If he likes riding his bike, build some small wooden jumps!


RE: woodworking ideas for a grandpa to do with a 8 year old grandson - TomFromStLouis - 03-26-2020

Spice rack for his mom on Mothers Day

She will never forgive you though...


RE: woodworking ideas for a grandpa to do with a 8 year old grandson - geraldonj - 03-26-2020

(03-26-2020, 11:57 AM)Bill Wilson Wrote: I built the standard go-to projects like tool boxes, bird houses and bird feeders with my 2 grandsons.  I loaded the tool boxes with old tools I found at the flea market.

Amen


RE: woodworking ideas for a grandpa to do with a 8 year old grandson - Bob10 - 03-26-2020

(03-26-2020, 10:12 AM)roger901 Wrote: Suggestions appreciated.

roger901

Bee hive or swarm trap.  It could lead to more projects and probably some education about bees and plants

This happened today at my place.  It was crazy





RE: woodworking ideas for a grandpa to do with a 8 year old grandson - Handplanesandmore - 03-26-2020

Google "thumb ring book holder" for countless design possibilities. Great gifts for him to make and to give away.

By the way, lucky grandson...he has got one of the best ways to fight cabin fever.

Simon


RE: woodworking ideas for a grandpa to do with a 8 year old grandson - Woodworm! - 03-26-2020

How about a Tablet stand