DICE - using up scraps

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Blog entry by Maclegno posted 1653 days ago 1273 reads 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yet another way to use up scraps; this pair is made from Beech with Mahogany inlays. Those who have had the benefit of a misspent youth will note that the smaller die is a Right-handed one while the larger die (3”) is a Left-handed one. These don’t roll under the furniture so easily.


-- Maclegno,Scotsman in Italy

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#1 posted 1653 days ago

Looks really kewl. I would have never even thought to evaluate right-hand/left-hand…Wait…I didn’t know there was such thing…Never really evaluated that before.

Very nicely executed.


-- Science Teacher by Day, Wood Butcher by Night!!

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#2 posted 1653 days ago

So, does a left hand vs. right hand designed dice roll differently if used in the opposite hand it’s made for?

I do like the look. Quite unique and much more elegant than the plastic version.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#3 posted 1653 days ago

Good job—Those are really neat looking

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#4 posted 1653 days ago

Another cool project Mac

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 1653 days ago

Good enough to die for.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 1653 days ago

Mike that’s an awful pun!

-- Maclegno,Scotsman in Italy

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#7 posted 1653 days ago

Inlay is something I am hoping to learn soon. So many cool things you can do with it. Awesome die, by the way.

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#8 posted 1653 days ago

Craps, Another good Idea. Dice for giants, whats next?!!! Cool idea. Make good End Tables.

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#9 posted 1652 days ago

These are very nice looking dice….......very cool idea.


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#10 posted 1652 days ago

thatd be a cute thing to make for my niece, be adding to my to do list :)

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#11 posted 1652 days ago

Like DaddyZ says. If they make good end tables for giants. they would be easy to move just roll them out of the way LOL..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#12 posted 1652 days ago

Dennis: These were easy to inlay, the round dots were done using a forstner bit and the square ones using a mortiser.

-- Maclegno,Scotsman in Italy

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