I get asked frequently if my kids are interested in woodworking as much as I am? The answer is an absolute NO, they have pretty much zero interest, and I’m totally cool with it.
They have their own things they enjoy doing and I completely respect them for it (that, and I don’t have to worry about sharing my tools, which I’m even more cool with than anything else.)
The other day someone sent me a link to a turning video, and made a comment about the woodworker’s young age. It’s not unusual to see kids posting videos of projects they’ve built, but typically they’re a little bit older. So I sat there completely engrossed watching Chip from “Chip in Action” turning a lidded box from a small tree limb he picked up on a recent hike.
New to woodturning, I found myself picking up a couple of pointers from Chip and even decided that maybe I need to branch out and try a lidded box myself sometime soon.
Thanks for the inspiration Chip, I’ve already subscribed to your channel and I suggest if you’re reading this that you check it out also. This kid has some mad skills, but more important, it looks like he’s having a lot of fun in the process.
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