All two year olds need this. :D

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clydeman

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:) Love it ,although my young grandson who is only six asked for a new baco Laplander saw for Christmas as he was not happy sharing his grandads as he makes him wear gloves and never use unless he is there to show him how to do it safe.......but his request for a mora knife has fallen on santa claus death ears so far:happy:
 
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mousey

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mora safety knife with blunt tip ???

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Nice65

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Got one of these for my (then 9yr old) son. Wife doesn't like knives and when she saw it she went mad with me. I calmly assured her it would be fine, we'd talked about safety, he knew the rules etc and she calmed down, but then went mental when he cut his finger within 3 minutes!!!

Everyone cuts themselves, I nearly severed a finger with my first Swiss Army knife when it folded shut on me and my hand hit the ground. It's a damage limitation exercise, if it hadn't had a point, I wouldn't have been piercing with it. The My First Opinels are good, and the blade locks. Not to say that the possibility of cutting oneself with a slipjoint should be ignored, I still bear a scar from the SAK.
 

santaman2000

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Got one of these for my (then 9yr old) son. Wife doesn't like knives and when she saw it she went mad with me. I calmly assured her it would be fine, we'd talked about safety, he knew the rules etc and she calmed down, but then went mental when he cut his finger within 3 minutes!!!
I remember the worst cut I ever gave myself. I too was about 9 years old. I was whittling something in the back yard with a butcher knife I'd taken out of the kitchen drawer and the knife slipped and cut a huge (in relation to my 9 year old hand) gash across the back of my thumb. Did Mama get mad? I never told her; just put a bandaid on it, washed the knife and put it away.
 

Broch

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My mother made me a camp fire at the bottom of the garden when I was five (no, really!). All went well until the little lad next door put the toasting fork on the fire and I took it off because I knew it shouldn't be there - first fire, first burn and I'm still learning (at over 60 :) )
 
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Janne

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I am a slow learner too. I managed to cut into the left hands middle finger joint two or three years ago while cutting a hook loose on a living cod.
Cod twitched, knife slipped and forcefully embedded itself into the joint.
Deep cut, into the cartilage and bone. Took me forever to get back the mobility I need in my fingers.

Kids need to cut, burn themselves, and get other damage.
 
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Dogoak

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It used to be called 'life' and we got on with it :)
Now the little darlings are plugged into their phones and games systems which mummy and daddy are quite happy with. The ironic thing is that most of them can use gadgetry but very few have any real IT skills!
Reminds me of fixing my Dansett record player, I think I was about 10 or 11, I was asking my brother to get ready to flick the switch back on but before I'd finished, he did! That was me thrown back a few feet with the shock and a strange sensation I'd not had before, no harm done and I'd discovered a new experience :)
 

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