Late tonight, after his attention-deficit/hyperactivity meds had worn off, my 13-year-old son Neil did a stupendously great job of spraying "lacquer" (technically, conversion varnish) on a cabinet door built by my husband, Ed:
And then Neil sprayed this dovetailed drawer, which he also built completely by himself!
His hands are already as steady as a brain surgeon's. I guess the nut didn't fall very far from the talent tree.
Updated at 11:00 p.m.: Here's Neil the frogman, wearing a respirator to keep out nasty lacquer fumes:
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