Kids Stuff #7: Rockys Workshop Pt 1

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Blog entry by robscastle posted 01-29-2016 07:39 AM 1757 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My eldest Son Adam and his Wife Vanessa visited post New Years Day mainly due to his son Rocky starting school this year.
We had a great time together and on the last few days I found a note from Rocky (very well written I might add) asking me to make him a workshop.
My initial comment to his Mom was did he really write the note she replied yes and she said she was not sure what he was up to.

I asked Rocky what sort of workshop he wanted, and did he have a plan, now its possibly timely to understand I do not have workshop, but would love the room to have one, any way a plan appeared next day.

Now this little guy is only four and a bit years old, so we had a pre production meeting and discussed the concept.

His idea was a two story building with a workshop on the ground floor and a ladder leading to a secret trap door under the bed to the upper level with a TV.

Sounded impressive so I set to work.

Then made the little fittings

and continued on

I used perspex for the windows and” found” a couple of twin flourescent lights

to be continued, tea time.

-- Regards Rob

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#1 posted 01-29-2016 08:03 AM

Looks like a fun project with the grandson…

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#2 posted 01-29-2016 09:26 AM

Very impressive, on both your parts!

-- God bless, Candy

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#3 posted 01-29-2016 09:59 AM

Well done getting the young bloke interested and creating beautiful wooden toys…..

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#4 posted 01-29-2016 12:08 PM


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#5 posted 01-29-2016 12:08 PM

Wonderful. Just wonderful.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#6 posted 01-29-2016 01:06 PM

Way to go Grandpa! Looks great

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#7 posted 01-29-2016 04:09 PM

Well done, sir!

-- Butchering wood since 2015

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#8 posted 01-29-2016 05:20 PM

Yep… Looks like F U N !!


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#9 posted 01-29-2016 08:03 PM

Great workshop – nip upstairs for a quick nap:)

-- Tony, Australia,

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#10 posted 01-30-2016 12:23 AM

Rob, I have grandsons about that age. I love the world they live in…even if toddler logic sometimes eludes me. Nice project for the two of you. Thanks for sharing.

-- Big Al in IN

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#11 posted 01-31-2016 12:27 PM

Precious moments for sure. Enjoy every moment. They grow up in a minute.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#12 posted 02-01-2016 12:20 PM

Your grandson seems to be well ahead for his age Rob and he also has quite a creative imagination. I think you are doing a very good job of realizing his plan. He is sure to happy with it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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