He has tons of toy trucks and cars, tons of LEGOs, a big bag of randomly shaped building blocks. He doesn't really need more of those, but I didn't want to buy him just another toy. I like buying him things that stimulate his brain. He's a smart kid, let's keep his brain moving.
I stumbled across Keva Planks, showed my wife, and as quick as that, the decision was made. I'm building him 1,000 Keva Planks and a box to store them.
First step: The Dovetailed Box. I made this out of pine, which really demands the sharpest of tools. Geez. But it's so nice to work with soft wood for once. Planes with ease and a gentle shooshing sound, smells wonderful, and is plenty strong.
|The cambered clamping cauls work like a charm!|
I've got it on four small casters so it slides around. I may drill holes and make some rope handles for it. We'll see.