Handmade treasure

Jeff’s brother, John,  made Colton a set of blocks from hard wood scraps, he is a fine cabinetry builder and has been busy in his workshop since retiring over a year ago.    Jeff finished off the gift by making a box for all of the blocks. 

He carved and wood burned the top:

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Added leather handles:

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And a hinged top:

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It was definitely well received:

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Happy New Year’s Eve!

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8 thoughts on “Handmade treasure”

  1. An absolute treasure for eternity! So nicely done and appropriate! So many ‘storebought’ sets are too small of pieces for that age. Bravo, John!

  2. that will be the best gift ever. We gave ds wooden blocks for his second birthday. He will soon be 24 and those blocks still get used for various and sundry things.

    Happy New Year! Love your blog, though I don’t often comment.

  3. The delight on Colton’s face is probably only matched by the joy it brought Jeff & John. What a lovely present. He’ll play with it for years and years and hopefully pass it on to his own son someday.

    Happy New Year.

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