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Project by wrtnaz posted 1395 days ago 1651 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just playing around. This is a fun and easy project for the kids. Took about an hour to do. This is my first time at this so the sanding and cuts could be much better. But it was fun and thats what it is all about to me. Thanks for the video instructions Stevinmarin.

-- wrtnaz





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cranesgonewild

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#1 posted 1395 days ago

Pretty cool. I made one myself a few months ago, thanks to Stevinmarin. Kids are so fascinated by it. Fun little project.

-- I'm a Fungi --

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Maveric777

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#2 posted 1395 days ago

Looking good bud! My bride is on me about wanting one of these to put on her desk…. Hope mine comes out as well as yours.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Dusty56

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#3 posted 1395 days ago

I also enjoyed Steve’s video on how to make this ….now tell us about the finger in the bandage : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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Dudley

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#4 posted 1395 days ago

Good job. Wondering about the finger also. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1395 days ago

Fun project

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Skylark53

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#6 posted 1395 days ago

I’ve made several of these. They are fun to make and watch folks try to figure out.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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wrtnaz

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#7 posted 1395 days ago

In my adirondack chair project I was working with the table router and learned what happens when you try a roundover bit and swipe the board on the far side of the bit. Not very fun at all. I had adjusted my fence earlier for a different project and then never moved it back to where it should go. When the bit grabbed the 2” wide board and pulled it through, my finger went with it. I am very lucky. It could have been much worse. Obviously I am still learning how to properly use all these fun power tools. lol

-- wrtnaz

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Stevinmarin

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#8 posted 1394 days ago

Looks great! (The cube, not the finger.) These little cubes always fascinate people. If you haven’t seen this, check it out. A guy sent me pictures of a cube in a cube in a cube, made out of aluminum!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers. http://www.WoodworkingForMereMortals.com

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 1394 days ago

Wanted to do this just never found the time yet but want too.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Dusty56

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#10 posted 1394 days ago

Thank Goodness that it was only a “minor” injury . NEVER run anything between the bit and the fence ! Pay attention as to which way the bit is spinning and proceed with caution.
Keep up the good work and be more careful next time : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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rance

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#11 posted 1394 days ago

Nice cube, and always be careful out there with those spinning knives.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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