guillotine candy dish "Halloween 2011"

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Project by tinman_362 posted 10-31-2011 05:15 AM 3215 views 8 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my entry for the Halloween 2011 challenge. The wood is scrap cherry. I’m using one of my daughters as a Guinea pig. Wish me luck. Hope I’m not too late.

-- Robert: Life is all about the stories ~

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#1 posted 10-31-2011 05:53 AM

that’s cool…good luck!

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#2 posted 10-31-2011 08:12 AM

Bloody awesome

-- "The temptation to quit will be greatest just before you are about to succeed." ~Chinese Proverb~

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#3 posted 10-31-2011 01:30 PM

You’re probably a bit late given the judging criteria, but in my books you are the clear winner. What a fabulous device! You’ll see real fear on the little ones faces as they calculate their need for candy against the loss of a few fingers. Let us know how it went.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#4 posted 10-31-2011 07:00 PM

In my book you are also the winner that’s the coolest candy dish I have ever seen!
My daugther Mathilde is here and agree that it’s way to cool.
And your daughter is just wonderful there, got to love that smile.
I think I will make one of these one day, I would love to see the reaction of kids coming here for a candy when they have to choose.
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#5 posted 10-31-2011 07:39 PM

Great job I love it…

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#6 posted 11-01-2011 12:46 AM

I like it. That is one cool Halloween candy dispenser.

Even though I shouldn’t and this is only in jest, not a poke at anyone, but…..........................
If that thing had SawStop technology that wouldn’t have happened!

-- Mel,

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#7 posted 11-01-2011 06:19 AM

Great idea…... And very well EXECUTED…lol

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#8 posted 11-01-2011 08:30 PM

Congrat to you two!

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#9 posted 11-01-2011 08:35 PM

I gotta give you a hand on this one, great idea. I bet it cost an arm and a leg though. Some people will give life and limb for the sweets.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#10 posted 11-01-2011 08:51 PM

That is an awesome HEADS-UP project!

Congratulations on your 2 Place win!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#11 posted 11-01-2011 09:36 PM

WOW!!! Thanks Everyone!! I almost didn’t enter it into the contest but my wife made do it, last minute. I’m glad I did now.

-- Robert: Life is all about the stories ~

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#12 posted 11-01-2011 11:00 PM

My mom slapped my hand when she caught me in the cookie jar – but cutting your daughters hand off, takes disipline to a new level! LOL.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#13 posted 11-01-2011 11:30 PM

Congratulations. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#14 posted 11-02-2011 02:33 AM

Real cool!

-- in the confusion, I mighta grabbed the gold ...

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#15 posted 11-02-2011 02:51 AM

hehe- real nice!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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