LumberJocks

upgraded Gumball Machine

  • Advertise with us
Project by rebel13 posted 05-18-2013 01:01 PM 1275 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
upgraded Gumball Machine
upgraded Gumball Machine No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

Decided to upgrade the gumball machine, So I went with a different kind of ball instead of the mason jar and added a shoot for the gumball to roll down, Also I decided to place different kinda pulls on them as well, just for different look…and instead of one piece stock for the body I used different kinds of wood to form the body…

-- Rick





7 comments so far

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15798 posts in 1521 days


#1 posted 05-18-2013 01:04 PM

This will definitely catch one’s eye. Congratulations.

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

View rebel13's profile

rebel13

28 posts in 548 days


#2 posted 05-18-2013 01:07 PM

Thank You Charles…

-- Rick

View doubleDD's profile

doubleDD

2459 posts in 698 days


#3 posted 05-18-2013 05:16 PM

Rebel, this is definitely something to display. Great job. Does the pull handle turn or pull to activate the gumball?

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

View rebel13's profile

rebel13

28 posts in 548 days


#4 posted 05-19-2013 03:40 AM

Hey Doubledd: you pull it and it drops one gum ball down the shoot..
And thanks for the complement it is much appreciated …

-- Rick

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11236 posts in 830 days


#5 posted 05-22-2013 02:05 PM

It’s pretty and interesting, definitely an eye catcher. Great job!

View rebel13's profile

rebel13

28 posts in 548 days


#6 posted 05-22-2013 05:39 PM

Thank you Fishinbo..

-- Rick

View SCOTSMAN's profile

SCOTSMAN

5364 posts in 2240 days


#7 posted 03-10-2014 08:12 PM

Very nice interesting mechanism’s, on these old machines they were and still are very popular with the kids today just make sure they brush their teeth after a good stint at the candy gobbling, muncheee ,crunchey, blowey bubbly, gum gum or what? Have fun, and nice project too.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase