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Old 12 January 2017, 04:27 AM   #1
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Maybe there is hope - father son bonding

At 9 maybe mechanical things are of interest
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Old 12 January 2017, 04:37 AM   #2
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Old 12 January 2017, 04:43 AM   #3
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That's the way to train him Karl. Great photos.
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Old 12 January 2017, 05:00 AM   #5
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Old 12 January 2017, 05:18 AM   #7
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You're a watchmaker, or just have some tools?
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You're a watchmaker, or just have some tools?
Crumpets I can barely change a light bulb.....a hobby I planned on taking up and and got side tracked and out the blue he came across the tools and wanted to have a go....I have some ETA movements which I hope I can put back together once he takes it apart
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Old 12 January 2017, 05:35 AM   #10
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Crumpets I can barely change a light bulb.....a hobby I planned on taking up and and got side tracked and out the blue he came across the tools and wanted to have a go....I have some ETA movements which I hope I can put back together once he takes it apart
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Old 12 January 2017, 05:48 AM   #12
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Old 12 January 2017, 06:18 AM   #13
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Old 12 January 2017, 08:07 AM   #14
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Tell him to put the tip of his index finger on top of the screwdriver. It'll feel much steadier!
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Very nice! Teamwork.
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Not enough people in the trade. Would be cool if he pursued it, even as a hobby.
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Old 12 January 2017, 09:26 AM   #18
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Wow! My nine yr old guy wants to shoot pucks and kick soccer balls.
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Old 12 January 2017, 11:48 AM   #21
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"Opportunity" is the big thing with kids. We always tried to provide our kids with lots of opportunities to find out what they liked.
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That's great. Well on his way.
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To balance him out let him go clubbing.
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Tell him to put the tip of his index finger on top of the screwdriver. It'll feel much steadier!
yip, took awhile for him to learn that stacking a screw from an angle doesn't work but I had to hold the top until I find smaller screwdrivers
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Wow! My nine yr old guy wants to shoot pucks and kick soccer balls.
Lucky you....this alternative is Minecraft
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Old 12 January 2017, 02:58 PM   #29
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Old 12 January 2017, 03:11 PM   #30
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He's Canadian. Let him shoot pucks!!!!!!
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