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Project by jlb posted 01-16-2018 07:26 AM 1760 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Was supposed to be a “piggy bank”. However, I got so interested in turning the nose, I forgot to bore the body first. Duh! So now this becomes a design study for a piggy bank. Live and learn.

-- Jim, Ca, jimlbenson@comcast.net





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crowie

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#1 posted 01-16-2018 08:15 AM

That’s one cute pig.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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htl

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#2 posted 01-16-2018 03:35 PM

Way cute!!!
I could see this as an Ant Eater and an Armadillo as well with out to much work!!! LOL

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#3 posted 01-16-2018 03:48 PM

Cute

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#4 posted 01-16-2018 05:21 PM

This is so cute. At least, one piggy bank was saved from cutting.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 01-16-2018 06:11 PM

It’s a nice piggy bank and a creative way to make the project. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 01-16-2018 06:13 PM

He’s just plain delightful.

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mut

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#7 posted 01-16-2018 06:20 PM

great idea! nicely done. How did you turn that off-center?

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9x9

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#8 posted 01-16-2018 06:57 PM

Very nice piggy – - – - → stand it on it’s nose and hollow it out with large forstner bit on drill press.

-- Youngsville, LA

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woodify

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#9 posted 01-16-2018 09:47 PM

I was thinking the same as 9×9. Drill out the back.

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jlb

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#10 posted 01-17-2018 09:16 AM

9×9 and woodify, Thanks! Sometimes the ol’ mind just doesn’t see the whole picture.

-- Jim, Ca, jimlbenson@comcast.net

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#11 posted 01-17-2018 11:00 AM

Approved for all ages, love it.

-- Think safe, be safe

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toyguy

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#12 posted 01-17-2018 12:25 PM

I think it is great. Would be good out on the deck or in the garden. Gives me Ideas.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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woodshaver Tony C

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#13 posted 01-17-2018 01:15 PM

Well done! Now he needs a sister to hold his money!

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

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#14 posted 01-17-2018 08:12 PM

love it, looks great!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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Jim Jakosh

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#15 posted 01-17-2018 08:27 PM

That is so cool! I love it!!

Jim

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

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