A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.

Random Tip: You can organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 315,043
Currently Running With Scissors:
253 Guests and 7 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Dad who likes to tinker...?  (Read 2155 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
« on: June 15, 2005 11:05:50 AM »

Ok. I'm at a loss. I stenciled him a tee last year that had the front of a jeep on the front, and the back of the jeep on the back. He was on a jeep kick. This year, there's really nothing he's fascinated with. He likes to tinker around and fix stuff, or chop trees, or mow the lawn. Stuff like that. He's semi crafty - he made a mosaic of a light house/beach which was cool, he painted some benches fancily, we'll just say, he never calls someone to come fix something because he can do it by himself.
I don't know if anyone will have any ideas, but, whatever you'd like to add you may. Smiley
Oh, he's very witty and wise as well.
« Last Edit: June 15, 2005 12:43:54 PM by themonkey » THIS ROCKS   Logged

"Inanimate cone! Who are you dating?"
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2005 08:35:11 PM »

Does he already have a Dremel tool? 
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2005 08:38:05 AM »

You could do a tool roll.

out of town until July 10th...I will respond to any messages then.
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2005 09:31:20 AM »

If he builds or designs stuff, or likes to write, you could bind him a special book for his ideas and sketches

Offline Offline

Posts: 481
Joined: 22-Feb-2005

Breakin' the law every chance I get

View Profile
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2005 09:36:45 AM »

We've all seen the pegboard that people put in their garages with little white outlines of tools to show where certain tool are supposed to hang?? What if you did something like that, but kool, with bright colors and sparkly metalic finishes?

Or a really cool tool box. I started sewing recently; My wife found a little pocket sewing kit at a garage sale and bought if for me as a joke. I loved it.
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2005 06:20:29 PM »

Thanks for the ideas guys, I don't think he has a nice tool belt/roll, so maybe I can try something like that. Smiley

"Inanimate cone! Who are you dating?"
Offline Offline

Posts: 481
Joined: 22-Feb-2005

Breakin' the law every chance I get

View Profile
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2005 07:40:10 AM »

I liked the tool roll idea too but my garage isn't organized enough so that I could actually use one. Maybe that's the problem, maybe I need tool rolls??  Wink
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Altered Journal Page
Magic and Luck
Meatless Monday: Vegetarian Pasta Sauce

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2018, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.