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Project by 49bill posted 01-15-2013 07:16 PM 3463 views 25 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these mason jar gumball machines for the great grandkids another Steve Good pattern. lots of fun you can also put peanut m&m’s, or skittles in them makes great gifts.

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia





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MichaelAgate

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#1 posted 01-15-2013 07:19 PM

Bill, these are wonderful. Our grandchild would love one of these. Love the idea.

-- Michael and Matthew

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 01-15-2013 07:21 PM

Good job Bill I’m sure the grandkids love em.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Woodenwizard

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#3 posted 01-15-2013 08:03 PM

How fun.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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Surfside

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#4 posted 01-15-2013 10:11 PM

Cool idea! What a very smart project!

www.bandsawparts.com

-- "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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cutworm

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#5 posted 01-16-2013 12:54 AM

Very nice job! Enjoy!
Where did you get the plan?

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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49bill

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#6 posted 01-16-2013 02:15 AM

Cutworm
I like your gumball machines too! nice job. I got the pattern for my gumball machine from Steve Good at
scrollsaw workshop just google scrollsaw workshop thanks for looking.

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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M2Grzegorczyk

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#7 posted 01-16-2013 12:35 PM

Have to make one for my kid. Also gonna make one that cutworm is showing.
Great job.

-- Kogut Domowy, http://kogutdomowy.blogspot.com/

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Roger

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#8 posted 01-16-2013 02:06 PM

These are very nice. Kids will luv em, I’m sure. Heck us adults do.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Fishinbo

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#9 posted 01-16-2013 02:43 PM

Sweet…lovely gifts for the kids and the young at heart. Great and fun idea!

—www.sawblade.com

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Monte Pittman

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#10 posted 01-16-2013 04:50 PM

Very cool, on my bucket list

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

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lcwood

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#11 posted 01-16-2013 06:30 PM

nice post!

free video here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSlpjDv3Dz8

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cutworm

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#12 posted 01-17-2013 12:12 AM

Thanks for the link to the plan Bill. Going to make a couple for sure, I like your addition of the cup. Thanks for the video Ic,
I get more satisfaction from making a gumball machine than from making a piece of furniture. I guess it’s the child in me. Grandkids love them and their dentist appreciates the business too….

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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Dan

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#13 posted 01-17-2013 05:38 PM

Excellent work! Came out far better than mine lol. Love the addition of the catch.

For those that were asking:

Steve’s Blog: Click Here
This Pattern: Click Here

-- Dan - Wooden Treasures CT - http://woodentreasuresct.etsy.com http://www.youtube.com/woodentreasuresct

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 01-17-2013 05:40 PM

Very nice, Bill. The kids will love these.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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49bill

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#15 posted 01-17-2013 05:47 PM

Thanks! guys for all the nice comments, and for checking out this fun little project.

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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