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Project by Rizonracer posted 04-04-2017 04:28 PM 563 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My sister has been known to sign greeting cards with her signature and cartoon character that she created. As a gift to her, I turned her character into a candy dispenser. It is made of 1/4” plywood, poplar, acrylic plastic sheet and tubing. It was painted with water-based acrylic paints. The mouth turns to dispense the candy into a little chute below. Turned out to be an interesting and challenging project to design and build.





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#1 posted 04-04-2017 08:29 PM

That is clever, she will treasure it.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#2 posted 04-04-2017 10:13 PM

I like it.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#3 posted 04-04-2017 11:00 PM

Nice idea, and turning it into a sweet dispenser, one sweet project

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#4 posted 04-05-2017 02:08 AM

Very thoughtful gift!

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#5 posted 04-05-2017 12:08 PM

Very cool.

-- Chris K

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#6 posted 04-05-2017 01:16 PM

Very clever!

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#7 posted 04-05-2017 02:07 PM

Way cute and one of a kind!

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#8 posted 04-05-2017 03:18 PM

This is a very creative project and I’m sure that your sister was very excited about your fabrication of her cartoon character using wood. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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