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Project by Raymond posted 09-20-2009 09:45 AM 5241 views 14 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my gumball machine I made.

-- Raymond





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okwoodshop

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#1 posted 09-20-2009 10:10 AM

great job those really sell good around here and kids love em.

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nztoby

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#2 posted 09-20-2009 10:30 AM

what a fun project! i might have to make one myself! thats a mighty big jar!

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stefang

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#3 posted 09-20-2009 01:01 PM

Great idea Raymond and free gumballs too. What more could you want?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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hunter71

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#4 posted 09-20-2009 01:13 PM

Great idea, I am getting ready for the Mentone, AL Fall Fest and I think I will make a few.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Bob N

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#5 posted 09-20-2009 01:39 PM

I am in the middle of making one right now, but I think I like your design better.

Nice job!

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Dennis_MGWW

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#6 posted 09-20-2009 01:54 PM

Very nice! My dad used to make these as Christmas presents for people. He would use a small fish bowl instead of a jar.

Great Job!!

-- Dennis, http://www.maplegrovewoodworks.com/ http://twitter.com/#!/MpleGrvWoodwrks

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pat44

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#7 posted 09-20-2009 02:19 PM

I think these are great, I have been looking for plans online but so far can’t find any. Does anyone have a link, or able to send me them. Thanks

Pat

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Monty Queen

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#8 posted 09-20-2009 02:23 PM

Looks Great, I made one about 10 years ago and i gave it to a friend. I want to make another one some day.
Thanks for the posting.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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jim1953

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#9 posted 09-20-2009 03:08 PM

Great Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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woodworm

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#10 posted 09-20-2009 04:59 PM

Looks like it was a fun project, great job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Raymond

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#11 posted 09-21-2009 12:11 AM

Thanks everyone. This wasn’t my design more of my wood teachers design but I made it. =D

-- Raymond

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tooldad

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#12 posted 09-21-2009 12:12 AM

I used to do this with the middle school kids in shop class. HOwever we used old peanut butter jars. I let one kid bring in a mayo glass jar and it broke. After that it was all peanut butter plastic jars. Good job. Kids loved them when I was doing them too.

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RexMcKinnon

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#13 posted 09-21-2009 03:41 AM

love it.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Raymond

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#14 posted 09-22-2009 05:40 AM

Thanks

-- Raymond

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Ryanf

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#15 posted 08-11-2010 03:19 AM

Hey Raymond, I have been trying to ticker with some different ideas on the gumball holder of mine own but just cant nail couple of things down, hoping you could help me. How to do you make the holder indent like that without spending to much time trying to sand it just right. Any help would be much appreciated.
By the way you Machine looks great,
Ryan

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