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A woman that works with my wife wanted a candy dispenser for her brother in Maine who loves M & M’s. I made it out of Sugar Maple and Black Locust. The grain in the Locust blends well with the Maple.
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#1 posted 01-13-2013 09:21 PM
Great craftsmanship. I am planning to make some like this for Christmas presents this coming year.
-- An oak tree is just a nut that stood it's ground.
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#2 posted 01-13-2013 09:25 PM
These are Great, I may have to try and make one sometime.Nice work.
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#3 posted 01-13-2013 10:06 PM
Nice job and it looks delicious!!!!!!
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#4 posted 01-13-2013 11:07 PM
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#5 posted 01-14-2013 12:01 AM
Thanks for the comments. It was fun making. I made it from a picture the woman gave me. -don
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#6 posted 01-14-2013 02:16 AM
That looks really cool but I’m not smart enough to figure out how it works. Does it dispense them one at a time or is that a drawer that slides out filled with M&Ms?
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
#7 posted 01-14-2013 02:23 AM
gfadvm; the slide will fit about 10 M & M’s. The hole diamater in the slide is 1-1/4 diameter. You can make it whatever you want. I tapered the top from 2-1/2 to 1-1/4. Hope this is helpful.-don
#8 posted 01-14-2013 03:47 AM
Thanks Don, I understand now. I’m sometimes just a bit slow! (I think my harddrive is full!)
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#9 posted 01-14-2013 07:34 PM
Nice job. I love building things like that especially when you know its gonna make someone real happy.
-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch
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#10 posted 01-14-2013 09:44 PM
Good thinking! You did a great job on that!
-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"
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#11 posted 03-08-2013 07:52 AM
First let me say cool candy dispenser my sister seen it and asked me to build her one I said ok could you explain to me how dispensing mechanic works .or post pic of inside thanks in advance
-- Bryant north carolina
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