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Project by Monte Pittman posted 05-25-2015 01:14 AM 2511 views 10 times favorited 36 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend asked if I could make these for his gift shop. Sure. 20 of them go there tomorrow. Made of Beetle Kill Pine. They are 3-1/2 inches cubed. I used a electric branding iron for the 1/2 inch dots.

Thanks for reading and all comments and suggestions are welcome.

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





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#1 posted 05-25-2015 01:19 AM

Looks good Monte. Need a 5 gallon dice cup now.

Mark

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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#2 posted 05-25-2015 01:29 AM

I was thinking I need bigger hands! LOL! Look good monte!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 05-25-2015 02:03 AM

Very cool looking indeed.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#4 posted 05-25-2015 02:27 AM

Those look real neat, good job Monte!

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#5 posted 05-25-2015 02:58 AM

great idea, bet these will sell !

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#6 posted 05-25-2015 03:41 AM

Would make cool crap dice. I think the novelty in this is great. Nice work.

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

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#7 posted 05-25-2015 04:35 AM

The colour variation in the beetle-kill pine makes for some great visual interest.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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#8 posted 05-25-2015 05:57 AM

Very nice…

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#9 posted 05-25-2015 06:24 AM

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#10 posted 05-25-2015 07:32 AM

Fun. Fun, Fun! Monte!

-- God bless, Candy

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#11 posted 05-25-2015 10:18 AM

He will definitely sell these. Nice job and a really unique idea too.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#12 posted 05-25-2015 10:38 AM

Nice job.
I can spot a problem on the bottom right one in the first picture.
As a rule all two opposite sides of a die should sum to 7. On that one the 3 and 4 are adjacent

-- Dave -

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#13 posted 05-25-2015 10:44 AM

Thanks for the info. I don’t know if I will make any more, but I will watch it closer.

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

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#14 posted 05-25-2015 12:05 PM

Those look and are wonderful & whimsical.

I would like to suggest a companion/follow-up piece.
To go with the dice…. a deck of cards.
Bet those would be “big” sellers!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#15 posted 05-25-2015 12:36 PM

Fine looking dies.
Next, a cribbage board with 1/2” holes.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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