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Yet another piggy bank

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Project by delturcious posted 1102 days ago 1610 views 6 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these for two of my friends who just had and are about to have their first kids. The plan was taken from “The Woodworker’s Project Book” but tweaked a bit for the wood I had on hand.

Abbreviated Steps:
Glue two 5.5”x11”x.75” pine boards together
Cut out cavity with scroll saw
Drill out slot on drill press with 1/4” forstner bit
Drill out hole for coin cover, then bore all the way through with smaller bit (I used 1.5” and 1”)
Cut out piggy profile on the scroll
Glue 1/4” thick board to both sides of pine pig
Trim off excess 1/4” on the scroll saw, then use flush router template bit to make it seamless
Round off edges, then sand…sand…sand…

I finished it with dark walnut danish oil, and depending on how it looks when it dries, I may hit it with some spray poly in a couple days.

-- Change is inevitable, except from vending machines.





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Jonathan

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#1 posted 1101 days ago

Thanks for posting the in-progress pictures, along with the finished pictures. I also appreciate you taking the time to post the abbreviated constructions steps.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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woodzy

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#2 posted 625 days ago

Those are excellent !!

They look like a lot of fun to make,

-- Anthony

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