8-year olds and tools (was RE: [rescue] Re: Macs & IDE vs. SCSI)

Chris Hedemark chris at yonderway.com
Mon Apr 14 14:35:14 CDT 2003

On Monday, April 14, 2003, at 09:50 AM, Brian Dunbar wrote:

> I _have_ an 8-year old and I've had no problems letting him handle 
> drill,
> paint, or whatever his fancy chooses within reason.  Properly 
> supervised, of
> course.
> But I doubt I'd let him case mod his PC.

8 year olds can handle it.  At that age I was in my uncle's basement 
soldering components on his Heathkit HERO-1 robot.  Helped him build an 
Apple II clone, too (the PINEAPPLE kit).

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