Essay on The Greatest Memories Of My Dad

1447 Words Feb 10th, 2016 null Page
For most people its satisfying to know they can build something with their own two hands that’s of quality and impresses people. That’s one of the reasons my dad said he loves to do woodworking. People generally take more pride in something they have had to work for or had to do themselves rather than something that was just handed to them. My dad, like most men, is the kind of guy that will try to fix it or make it himself before he has to pay somebody to do it. I was curious as to how he comes up with the ideas for the things he makes. He said that he does it just like his dad taught him. He would see a picture or product he would like to try and build, then he would have to picture it in his mind, “I have to see it in my mind first, I have to think about and the best way to build it” he said. Once he pictures it he can start to build it. Some of the greatest memories of his father that he has is some drawings and sketches from when they built things together. Like the big china cabinet that sits in our dining room to this day. It was hard for him to pick a favorite thing that he has built over the years. But he said the china cabinet was one of his favorites. Because he spent a good amount of time working with his dad on it and it has lasted 30 plus years and he is constantly reminded of his father and the example that he was for him in his life. My dad’s father was his step-father. He too took him in and taught him an honorable trade. I never had the opportunity to…

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