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Project by Rockbuster posted 05-17-2014 01:59 PM 1409 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The pictures are not great, and I should have taken a little more time and dusted the project better, but here is a candy bowl that I made for my dentist. He promised not to hurt me if I made him something nice.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.





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#1 posted 05-17-2014 02:06 PM

Very nice.
What was the inspiration for the spider?

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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#2 posted 05-17-2014 02:23 PM

That is a REALLY cool dish!
you should be pain free for a LONG time after you give him that!

-- The most dangerous tool in my shop is the one I am currently using! Harvey

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#3 posted 05-17-2014 02:50 PM

Yes, you made him something and you should get a free visit in addition to no pain! How did you do that spider??

Humm, did he request a candy dish? Something to rot the patience’s teeth, bring them back sooner…....

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#4 posted 05-17-2014 03:12 PM

Wow this is a real stand out a very unique and appealing design, the work on this project shows how talented you are to make such a wonderful creation.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 05-17-2014 03:16 PM

Thats awesome. Great work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 05-17-2014 03:40 PM

Your work is spectacular Don! Love that little spider, a nice added touch. I also like the look of the knob in top!
Beautiful project all around.

-- Tony UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it.." Now I can't stop!

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#7 posted 05-17-2014 05:57 PM

Thanks for all of the nice comments guy’s.
PASs When i seen how the oak formed on the lid, and the walnut splines, it reminded me very much of a spider web, so i thought that I would try my hand at making a spider.
PaulDoug, I thought about that too, so i filled the bowl with sugar free life savers.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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#8 posted 05-17-2014 06:14 PM

Hello Rockbuster

A great project with an original design

I particular like the “diabolic spider”

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#9 posted 05-17-2014 08:19 PM

Excellent display of craftsmanship. Well done.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#10 posted 05-17-2014 09:39 PM

Nice job :)
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#11 posted 05-17-2014 11:21 PM

Very nice work. Awesome job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#12 posted 05-18-2014 12:31 AM

Hey Don, I reckon you should get an award for this one.
That is an awesome job.
I love the spider and he looks at home in his web. Great bit of interpretation.
Thanks for showing.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#13 posted 05-19-2014 04:07 PM

Nice little spider on top.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 05-19-2014 09:06 PM

The design and craftsmanship are inspirational! Congratulations on a beautiful work!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#15 posted 02-02-2015 12:49 PM

I like it, and I’m sure your dentist did too. I’m a firm believer in showing gratitude to people who deserve it.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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