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Project by FreezFurn posted 637 days ago 1339 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thought I would share my latest creation for my son, a huge Lego brick fan. I turned this Lego man head out of a solid piece of oak. I decided that since he loves to draw as well, then a pencil holder might be a useful item for him now and in the future. I used a burning tool to add the face, and it even has a secret compartment. The dimensions are scaled up from the Lego measurements from the little guy you see here (who fits in the compartment). It was a fun project and I think the really enjoyed receiving it. My hope is that it will be a fond memory of me after I am long gone.

-- Andy (Father, Math Teacher, Coach, and occasionally... Woodworker) "You must build this Tabernacle and its furnishings exactly according to the pattern I will show you." Exodus 25:9





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Wendy

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#1 posted 637 days ago

Oh yes! I am a huge Lego fan and this is fantastic.

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#2 posted 637 days ago

Nice, great idea and a definite keepsake.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#3 posted 637 days ago

gotta love it

-- to turn or not to turn, is that really a question?

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#4 posted 637 days ago

Cool!!! Great job.

-- Dave -

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#5 posted 637 days ago

Secret compartment. Tell us or show us more.

-- Bill - Mesquite, TX --- "Everything with a power cord eventually winds up in the trash.” John Sarge , timber framer and blacksmith instructor at Tillers International school

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#6 posted 636 days ago

That my friend is awesome!

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#7 posted 624 days ago

The bottom can be removed only by sticking a small screw driver through a hole at the bottom of the pencil holder portion. You push and the center of the bottom comes out. The floor of the pencil portion remains. I then cut a part out to allow him to keep his favorite Lego minifig. It was a snug fit for the figure, but it worked.

-- Andy (Father, Math Teacher, Coach, and occasionally... Woodworker) "You must build this Tabernacle and its furnishings exactly according to the pattern I will show you." Exodus 25:9

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