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Project by BusterB posted 12-19-2016 12:20 AM 1746 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It dawned on me this past week that I hadn’t made my wife anything for Christmas and time was quickly running out. I had seen one of these with a small bottle of Jack Daniels in it and thought it was cool but since I made it to go the wall of her office…I thought that might be problematic…She is a elementary school principal…Lol. This was my compromise…Who doesn’t love a snickers bar??? All made out of pine scraps from the row boat bookcase build and a piece of 1/8th” plexiglass I had left over from a picture frame project a while back. It’s 8” tall x 5” wide x 3” thick. The front cover and plexiglass pop off just in case a actual emergency arrises and she needs to get to the chocolate in a hurry.
Well that’s it for me this year….Merry Christmas y’all!!!

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)





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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 12-19-2016 12:35 AM

Love it! Merry Christmas Buster! Oh… my wife is a Snickers lover also! Yummy stuff!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#2 posted 12-19-2016 01:19 AM

Merry Christmas, Buster!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#3 posted 12-19-2016 01:31 AM

Hahaha! Great gift, Buster! It does come already stocked, right?
Merry Christmas!

-- God bless, Candy

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#4 posted 12-19-2016 01:32 AM

That is a great idea.
Thanks for sharing.
Merry Christmas to you too.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#5 posted 12-19-2016 02:18 AM

Just gotta love it

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 12-19-2016 02:24 AM

Super Lifesaver! Very nicely crafted also.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@outlook.com

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#7 posted 12-19-2016 03:12 AM

If that had been made for me, the glass would have been broken already.
Merry Christmas Buster.

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

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#8 posted 12-19-2016 03:25 AM

So did you use Lexan and glue the lid shut so you can’t get in with a hammer?

M

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#9 posted 12-19-2016 03:27 AM

Love it!

-- Live, lathe, and prosper. - William Gwin

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#10 posted 12-19-2016 10:03 AM

I would have to change that glass many times, I’m always in candy emergency.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 12-19-2016 12:38 PM

I love it! I’d make one, but unfortunately I dont have enough wood to make one for my “Emergency Supply”
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Yes, that’s me.
Yes, the candy bar is real.
And yes, I ate every bite of it!
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-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#12 posted 12-19-2016 05:02 PM

Buster, you are having too much fun. That ought to get plenty of comments from your wife’s associates. Merry Christmas to you and yours buddy!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#13 posted 12-19-2016 08:08 PM

Another fine job by BusterB! That’s a fine gift right there. If it was mine it would not be as fine, it would just be an empty box. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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#14 posted 12-21-2016 11:00 AM

That is a great idea – though it would take me forever to make one as I would keep eating the candy bar before I finished the box…

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl, http://www.artcentergraphics.com

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#15 posted 12-23-2016 05:30 AM

I like it, especially the king size bar for those really bad moments.

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