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My Bomb Clock--- Yea another one!

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Project by drfixit posted 01-14-2012 11:03 PM 2061 views 16 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First off I want to Thank Villiage Wood for the idea. I saw his and had to have one. Mine is some scrap Oak with some 8” x 1” Dowels. Thanks for looking!

-- I GIVE UP!!!! I've cut this @!&*!% board 3 times.... its still too short!





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#1 posted 01-15-2012 03:39 AM

I keep forgetting to make one of these for myself.
Yours came out very nice : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#2 posted 01-15-2012 04:22 AM

Very interesting…

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#3 posted 01-15-2012 04:49 AM

All I can say is “it’s the bomb” dude….

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#4 posted 01-15-2012 05:09 AM

I hope you don’t get a bang out of this. :))

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#5 posted 01-15-2012 06:01 AM

these are so cool! gotta make one someday.

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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#6 posted 01-15-2012 03:03 PM

Very cool. Wonder of you would have any trouble taking it through the airport?....lol

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#7 posted 01-15-2012 03:16 PM

Like we said in the 70’s>>>> COOL!

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#8 posted 01-15-2012 04:09 PM

I wonder what would happen if you tried to mail that to someone?

Very nice work!

-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
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#9 posted 01-15-2012 04:11 PM

I find it interesting how differently people perceive what is humorous

Does this represent a bomb that’s just used for hunting food for your family? Or maybe one that represents an IED that blows off the legs of one of our soldiers?

I don’t get it

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#10 posted 01-15-2012 06:03 PM

I got to make one of these….times a tickin

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#11 posted 01-15-2012 06:18 PM

I will – WILL – make one of these one day.

How did you do the recessed ends on the sticks? That’s a real nice detail its predecessors haven’t had.

Oh, I guess I can see the hole from the point on a forstner bit if I zoom in. If it’s that easy, I really have no excuse for not building mine.

-- "A man may conduct himself well in both adversity and good fortune, but if you want to test his character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln

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#12 posted 01-15-2012 06:40 PM

I have always like these. What a fun project…. Great job!!!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#13 posted 01-15-2012 07:51 PM

Yes, very cool indeed!

I too, wonder what would happen if you try to ship it to someone…. I want to make something similar for some people but would have to ship. Keep thinking it would cause problems.

-- Childress Woodworks

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#14 posted 01-15-2012 08:07 PM

I drilled in with a 3/4 fostner bit. Then rounded the ends a bit with a disk sander.

-- I GIVE UP!!!! I've cut this @!&*!% board 3 times.... its still too short!

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#15 posted 01-16-2012 03:09 AM

I would be terrified to have something this realistic looking in my house—even if I made it and knew it was fake, my heart would jump everytime I saw it.

-- --bch

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