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Project by Rustic posted 05-03-2016 09:54 PM 649 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bank was an idea that Penn state industries came up with. (the slot insert). I made this for my niece’s Bat Mitzvah. Not sure of the wood.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 05-03-2016 09:57 PM

Nice bank, Rick, you got the first one done!!!!!!!!!!
Nice spalted wood.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 05-03-2016 11:33 PM

Nice job. I am sure your niece will love it. It’s definitely unique.

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

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#3 posted 05-04-2016 01:49 AM

Nice work. How did you thread the the lid?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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drbyte

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#4 posted 05-04-2016 04:36 PM

Nice project! I’m guessing the Penn State lid is like a jar ring with threads on it and it just has a slot cut in it for the coins/money. Is that right?

-- Dennis, WV

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Rustic

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#5 posted 05-05-2016 07:38 PM

The coin slot is an insert from PSI. The ring for the mason jar is glued into a 2 7/8ths inch recess in the wood.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#6 posted 05-06-2016 02:47 AM

Good Idea ;-) I wondered about that after I asked the question.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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