Dice Tower

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Project by 12strings posted 01-01-2013 01:26 PM 4248 views 13 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this Dice tower for my Wife’s Brother for Christmas. He’s a big gamer (D&D, Pathfinder).

-Sides and tray are from SPF 3/4×3.5 furring strips.
-Corners are SPF 2×2 boards planed down to smoothness and routed.
-ramps & tray bottom are 1/4 oak plywood covered with black felt.
-Dark walnut stain with 2 coats poly to give it that medieval look

It works great. He liked it a lot. I copied some design features from this one:

Thanks for looking.

-- I'm strictly hand-tool only...unless the power tool is faster and easier!

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#1 posted 01-01-2013 01:39 PM

Nicely done.I am betting it will come in quite handy for all of those rolls.

I made some dice trays a few years ago for my D&D group. I asked them about a dice tower but they were not interested in it. Still think I would like to make one though.


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

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#2 posted 01-01-2013 02:33 PM

call it a dice dungeon…maybe they’ll go for it then….

-- No matter where you go, there you are!

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#3 posted 01-01-2013 04:14 PM

Really nice. I remember making these out of cardboard and tape when I was in the Navy back in ‘75. Super twist on an old design!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#4 posted 01-01-2013 04:41 PM

Unique project.

-- Custom furniture

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Chris Moellering

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#5 posted 01-01-2013 05:18 PM

Interesting and clever. Kinda nice to no some people still do fantasy RPGs the old fashioned way.

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#6 posted 01-02-2013 03:57 AM

Never seen one before, but it is a great idea

-- Norman

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Rick M.

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#7 posted 01-03-2013 09:37 AM

Never heard of them but it looks like a fun project. I might make one.


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