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#1 posted 01-06-2012 05:45 AM
cool idea. How does the lid stay closed?
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#2 posted 01-06-2012 05:50 AM
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#3 posted 01-06-2012 05:52 AM
Very cool!! But to think how much longer a pencil you could have fit if they hadn’t come pre-sharpened!
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#4 posted 01-06-2012 05:53 AM
That is cool. What kind of glue did you use? I guess you had to sand the finish off of the sides you glue.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
#5 posted 01-06-2012 05:57 AM
Nope, no sanding, no finishing. I used CA (crazy glue) from the dollar store, it held like mad. Still pulling my fingers apart.
#6 posted 01-06-2012 06:08 AM
Thanks that is a really cool idea, I’ve gotta try it. Thanks for posting it.
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#7 posted 01-06-2012 06:25 AM
I just had to laugh when I saw your “Pencil Box”.
-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."
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#8 posted 01-06-2012 06:34 AM
Very unique and very inventive.
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#9 posted 01-06-2012 06:40 AM
Wow GeneThis is totally far out cool.Great idea and well done.
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#10 posted 01-06-2012 07:03 AM
Ha ha ha! Brilliant!
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#11 posted 01-06-2012 07:04 AM
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#12 posted 01-06-2012 08:07 AM
Just showed my wife and 11 year old daughter this… Looks like this is my next project!
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#13 posted 01-06-2012 09:48 AM
Nicwe one gene, yep I buy thoese 10 pack of CA from the $2 shop & it works as well as the $25 bottles.Great colourful job ( i’m interested how you got the lead in the pencils he he LOL )
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#14 posted 01-06-2012 01:53 PM
great colorful idea!
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#15 posted 01-06-2012 02:10 PM
Thinking outside the box always wins :D
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