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My first project. Still plain wood, my step-son wants to paint it so I am waiting for him to pick a color.
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#1 posted 01-07-2012 03:45 PM
Nice job. So many facets going on here; swivel hinge, carving, and getting the geometry right. Would love to see the painted piece.
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#2 posted 01-07-2012 05:03 PM
Looks great, nice work!!
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#3 posted 01-07-2012 06:39 PM
Hey that is a real cool idea. Nice game but the hidden compartment is neat improvement!!!!!!!!!Is that a magnet hiding in there to lock it shut? You could sell them to Cracker Barrel!!!!!!!!Jim
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#4 posted 01-07-2012 06:45 PM
A cool first project and well done too.
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#5 posted 01-08-2012 01:19 AM
I like that. My grandkids would like thatWelcome to the site
-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill
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#6 posted 01-08-2012 03:56 AM
I absolutely love home made games. Nice job. Thanks for sharing.
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#7 posted 01-08-2012 07:46 AM
@Jim Jakosh…yes that is a magnet, there are magnets in both corners on the lid and the bottom. I think that is a bit of overkill, the next one I build will have a washer in the bottom and a magnet in the lid, should hold just as well. Found the plans online and tweaked them a little, and going to tweak them a little more..LOL.
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#8 posted 01-08-2012 03:39 PM
Smitty, Love the idea of the opening for the pegs to go in. Looks good. I have made a few of these and have been able to put the directions on them using a laser printer and iron. Let me know if you are interested. It seems I have never posted one on here.
btw.. Welcome to LumberJocks.
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