Woodworking Terminology of a 3-year-old

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This past Christmas, we put together a woodworking kit for our 3-yr-old grandson. Now that we are babysitting, we have started putting it to use. He loves measuring, hammering, and sawing.

Today, I chuckled as I watched him and Poppop explore the skills and I listened to the conversation.
Some of the terminology used were:

1. The springy thing >> a clamp
2. Spiky >> what the sharp edges of a saw feel like
3. Big boom >> hammering hard; little boom >> hammering lightly
3. Uncrook >> what you do when the nail you are hammering goes crooked; you have to uncrook it

-- Toxins Out, Nature In - body/mind/spirit

He looks pretty good at that Debbie. I wouldn’t be surprised if he will be helping you out with home improvement projects in the nearer than you might think future, so it doesn’t hurt to get him trained up as soon as possible!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway

Yes, thank you for sharing. Those memories will stay with him. I just shared my story with the start of my love for woodworking and i can still recall my grandfather teaching me. i hope you continue you have fun. Thank you MsDebbieP

-- Jeff Vandenberg aka "Woodsconsin"

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