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Project by RichardH posted 04-09-2011 05:57 AM 2115 views 11 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a fun little lathe made top that can hold a pencil. As you can see, it reminds me of the old spirograph toys.

My kids seem to like it and as you can see, it creates all sorts of weird doodles.

Cheers,
Richard

-- "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it...It's the hard that makes it great."





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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 04-09-2011 06:58 AM

That’s a cool idea for kids on a rainy day ;-)

-- 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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tdv

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#2 posted 04-09-2011 01:13 PM

Nice idea I can think of some granchildren who would like these
Best
Trevor

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#3 posted 04-09-2011 01:18 PM

I have a couple of nephews that would love this.
Maybe they’ll stop doodling on the walls.
Thanks for sharing this.

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Craig Havran

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#4 posted 04-09-2011 03:10 PM

Great idea. Thanks for sharing

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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RichardH

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#5 posted 04-09-2011 03:42 PM

Thanks everyone – one funny note is that I made another one and keep it at work…People drop by and can’t help but mess with it while they visit. The Big children are having fun with it too!

-- "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it...It's the hard that makes it great."

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#6 posted 04-12-2011 03:05 AM

Cool toy, everyone loves a toy no matter how old they are.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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