Candy dispensors

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Project by WilsonCreations posted 10-11-2011 04:30 AM 1502 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I saw the glass jar I knew it would become a gumball dispensor – I think it was used to enclose a light bulb in an “explosion potential environment”, it’s a bit hard to see but the “top” of the jar is rounded.

The dish was a light shade I found that happens to match some of the fixtures in the house.

-- Wilson

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#1 posted 10-11-2011 05:17 AM

Nice gum ball machine!! Good way to recycle useful parts!!

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

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#2 posted 10-11-2011 06:10 AM

Sweet! (literally)

Nice gumball machine and I really like the jar with the rounded top. The red knob is a neat detail too!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#3 posted 10-11-2011 11:50 PM

very nice. any details on the insides of the gumball dispenser?

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#4 posted 10-11-2011 11:55 PM

great recycling on both projects .-)

good job


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#5 posted 10-13-2011 02:50 AM

Sure flippedcracker! The base is 3 layers of maple that I rough cut on the bandsaw, the bottom 2 are glued together while the top is screwed on to allow cleaning, I turned all three after connecting them.
The middle layer is where all the action is, the top hole lines up with the hole in the middle all the way to one end and the bottom hole lines up with the hole in the middle on the other end. If anyone wants more description, let me know.

-- Wilson

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