Floating T.A.R.D.I.S.

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Made with walnut, maple and 4 rare earth magnets, this is fun build in anticipation of the 8th season of Doctor Who from the BBC…

The cool thing about this is like any woodworking, is that you can customize it. Don’t want a floating TARDIS? Then hang something else there, it’s pretty easy to do!

-- Peter Brown - Collector of WD-40 and wood splinters

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#1 posted 08-18-2014 04:17 PM

Nice work, I may borrow this idea for my sons science teachers classroom.

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 08-18-2014 05:37 PM

I like this project!

Do you have a closer shot of the T.A.R.D.I.S. ?

I have a T.A.R.D.I.S. on my to do list but mine is a present to a former colleague and friend of mine who was named Time Lord by the International Telecom Sync Forum.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Peter Brown

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#3 posted 08-18-2014 05:40 PM

Chris K-

Free feel! If you do I would love to see a picture of it!


My TARDIS is just a block of walnut with some squares chiseled in. I didn’t have the time or the skill to take it much beyond that!

-- Peter Brown - Collector of WD-40 and wood splinters

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#4 posted 08-18-2014 06:31 PM

I like it, original project.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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#5 posted 08-18-2014 06:41 PM

Sweet, I like the magnet design, there is someone else here at LJ’s that does a lot with the magnets I just can’t remember his name. Either way very kewl

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#6 posted 08-19-2014 01:42 AM

Hmmm. Replace the chains with fishing line and recess the magnet and eye hooks to hide them a bit better. Or maybe use small staples to secure the line… Yep, gonna add this to my looong to-do list.

Thanks for posting it Peter.

-- Ray

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#7 posted 08-19-2014 03:02 AM

We approve!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Peter Brown

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#8 posted 08-19-2014 01:58 PM


Thank you!


I’ll have to look around! I think there are loads more projects in this idea.

LJRay -

Point taken. I think it would be much cleaner! If you do make one I’d love to see it. feel free to post it on my facebook!


LOVE the avatar!

-- Peter Brown - Collector of WD-40 and wood splinters

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