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Project by miles125 posted 05-09-2009 03:32 AM 2392 views 6 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These guys popped out of my scrap wood pile as my phone failed to ring the past 3 days. Have to keep the ole imagination in tune for when the call finally comes. I was only going to make one. But i had enough 1/2” scraps to do 4 and couldn’t help myself. Pay no attention to my magic marker skills as i got in a hurry on that part.

I wish i had a video camera. These guys are reallly good. Like they’ve been practicing together for years. :)Perhaps i’ll borrow my sons camera and post it on a blog in the near future.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"





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Jim66

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#1 posted 05-09-2009 03:43 AM

Miles you might want to lay off the Cobra Peace Pipe for a while. Just kidding my grand kids would love those
great project.

Jim66

-- Jim, Georgia

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#2 posted 05-09-2009 03:53 AM

LOL…Point taken :)

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#3 posted 05-09-2009 05:00 AM

Dang…that’s just too cool Miles, although I’m a little worried about your imagination…j/k.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#4 posted 05-09-2009 05:21 AM

This is great, yes, I really wanna see the video.

-- Junji Sugita from Japan, http://tetra.blog12.fc2.com/

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#5 posted 05-09-2009 06:14 AM

cool toy … fun posting

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#6 posted 05-09-2009 06:22 AM

Why does it take a recession to have so much fun?

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#7 posted 05-09-2009 01:11 PM

Miles,
Those dancers are cool. Can’t wait to see the video!
I need to make some of these for our Twin Granddaughters. Thanks for sharing!

Tony

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

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#8 posted 05-09-2009 01:24 PM

Those are fantastic. I have a couple of grand kids that would love them too.

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#9 posted 05-09-2009 05:36 PM

Hey Miles
So FUN great toy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#10 posted 05-09-2009 06:29 PM

I like them. It looks like they enjoy taking off their jackets and ties (and their heads too) so they can really relax before their next show.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

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#11 posted 05-09-2009 06:50 PM

I can hear the tapping of their shoes from here!
Awesome.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#12 posted 05-09-2009 08:11 PM

I thought this was a woodworking site. How did I get into this entertainment website? It is fun though. When is the movie coming out?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 05-10-2009 02:37 AM

Miles, What a great toy. Hope you can post that video, also would be interested in the actual dimensions to make at least one myself for my daughter.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#14 posted 05-11-2009 02:01 AM

Nothing like the ole wooden toys.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#15 posted 05-17-2009 05:07 AM

That’s great Miles! Looks like heart pine. I think I may know the second guy on the right.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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