Candy box

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Project by Mike posted 07-29-2013 07:24 AM 1856 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Nothing all that different than a lot of others you see. Looked at several and combined what worked for me. Candy anyone?

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#1 posted 07-29-2013 08:30 AM

I think they are something special. Nice take off on single units. You should let us know how you built them and pictures if you have them.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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Tim Christensen

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#2 posted 07-29-2013 11:17 AM

They look awesome! What did you use for a finish? I used tung oil on one that I built and you could actually taste it in the candy!

-- Tim C., Sgt. Bluff, Iowa.

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#3 posted 07-29-2013 02:40 PM

I agree. Would like to see how you built them. The look awesome.

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#4 posted 07-29-2013 02:42 PM

Tim, Thanks for looking. I used a lacquer finish and I was in a hurry to use them and the candy did absorb some of the smell of the finish. After that I made sure the finish had a chance to harden before I put candy in them.

I think I would stay away from the oils as a finish and pick something that finishes a little harder and allows you to clean them without drying out the finish.

I didn’t take any “in progress” shots on these but I will on the next to show the steps of building them.

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#5 posted 07-29-2013 03:45 PM

Awesome looking. They look just as good as the goodies. Just a tip, try using salad bowl finish next time. It has worked for me in the past on bowls and plates and has a very durable finish. Thanks for sharing.

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

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#6 posted 07-29-2013 10:50 PM

Cool looking candy boxes…great idea.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#7 posted 07-30-2013 12:55 AM

hey Mike,

They look good, how do they work?
Do you have the plans for them?

-- Barry, Louisiana

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#8 posted 07-30-2013 01:53 PM

That would be dangerous to have in my house. Lol. But they look great. I’d like one skittles please :)

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#9 posted 08-28-2013 11:42 AM

Oh yes, bring on the dark chocolate M & M peanuts

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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