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Project by JavaJake posted 12-29-2012 03:14 PM 2364 views 13 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My sister got married this past summer. Prior to the wedding, she contacted me and asked me to make a Jenga style game for her and her husband-to-be for their wedding gift. She planned to have the guests sign the blocks instead of a guest book. When’s the last time you looked at the guest book from your wedding?

It’s made from birch and walnut, with General Finishes Arm-R-Seal. Looking at pictures of the real thing, I thought it would be cool to have a logo on the blocks; so I asked my mom to make one that looked similar to the original. As it turned out, she had already designed the invitations, etc; so she integrated some of their design.

All in all, I am happy with the way they turned out. ...Now, I better hurry up and finish some projects for my wife!





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Dave Dufour

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#1 posted 12-29-2012 03:20 PM

That is a need Idea

-- Dave, from Canada, http://simplywoodproducts.ca

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#2 posted 12-29-2012 03:36 PM

Great idea, and nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#3 posted 12-29-2012 10:33 PM

I’m sure they loved it. I sure did. Looks like it was made in America and you can’t beat that. Gotta try a set of these. Thanks for posting

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#4 posted 12-30-2012 12:47 AM

Really a cool idea.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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CodeNameDarkBlue

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#5 posted 12-30-2012 05:36 AM

Great idea, love it!

-- Adam - teaching history, coaching football, and crafting some of the finest saw dust around....

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#6 posted 12-30-2012 05:44 AM

Great idea,nice job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 12-30-2012 09:59 AM

Really Cute idea

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 12-30-2012 01:49 PM

What a Great Idea!!
Nice Work!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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choppertoo

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#9 posted 12-31-2012 04:13 AM

Love it. Unique and certainly will be reviewed more frequently than a guest book.

Great job!

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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