M&M machine

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Project by Thomps posted 02-20-2012 08:25 PM 2534 views 8 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I make these machines for gifts and sell them now and then. Nice Winter project up here in Minnesota. Lots of little work but every Grandma or Grandpa should have one available. Photo 1: Oak with Tung Oil finish. 2:Leopard wood 3: Cherry 4: Oak 1/4 Sawn 5: Cherrry, Maple, and Oak. I am learning more and more about jigs, patterns and the difference between a project and production. I like projects!

-- ""The only fool bigger than the fool who says he knows it all is the fool that argues with him."

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#1 posted 02-20-2012 08:44 PM

That’s nice!
My grandkids would love one of those! I would love to have a plan and maybe more pictures here if possible.
Our twin 3 year old Grandaughters love M&M’s!!
Thanks for posting this!

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#2 posted 02-20-2012 10:11 PM

mmm mmm good.

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#3 posted 02-20-2012 10:45 PM

That’s cool, now I want M&M’s, nice project.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#4 posted 02-21-2012 12:50 AM

Nice looking project. Do you sell them full or empty.

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#5 posted 02-21-2012 11:30 AM

Every time I see a candy machine I think about making one. But I can never figure out how to keep the candy in them. Maybe I need to figure out how to put a lock on one. Anyway, this one looks great.

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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