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Wooden Dice - Large Dice Set

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Project by OakHill posted 11-30-2013 01:17 PM 2296 views 27 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Perfect for dice lovers or just for decoration in any room in the house,
whether displayed in a bookcase, the game room, stimulating conversation
in the Man Cave or as a paperweight on your desk. This set of dice makes a
perfect Stocking Stuffer for the adult who loves board games.

Made from American Black Walnut with Maple face grain furniture plugs.

Finished with two coats of Tung oil to highlight the beautiful wood grain.
Dimensions of the dice: 2 ½” cube.

The drill fixture top plate was made from ½” hardboard. An adjustable leg

was used as a clamp held in the riser block with a tee nut for the threaded hole.
Only light clamping pressure is required, just enough to keep the dice from
moving during drilling and positioning. A Forstner bit was used for the drilling
operation.

The original design is from Sawtooth Ideas: http://www.sawtoothideas.com/woodworking-plan/home-decor/decorative-dice


-- John, Illinois, http://OakHillWoodCreations.com





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KnotCurser

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#1 posted 11-30-2013 01:25 PM

VERY nice build.

What I admire the most is the jig you built – simple and dead accurate.

Thanks for sharing this – I am certain whomever you give these to will love them.

This is a favorite for sure.

Cheers!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 11-30-2013 01:54 PM

Really cool idea. They turned out great. I have to agree with Bob about the jig, it’s super.

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

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#3 posted 11-30-2013 02:47 PM

Great looking dice!

-- Joel

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#4 posted 11-30-2013 05:13 PM

Great idea

-- Dreaming patterns

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#5 posted 11-30-2013 06:54 PM

You did a really nice job on 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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#6 posted 11-30-2013 11:17 PM

Way too cool !! The plugs work well with the dark wood. An awesome conversation piece. Great job.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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#7 posted 12-01-2013 06:02 AM

Great project… Thanks for sharing… Added to favorites…

-- Dan

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#8 posted 07-22-2014 11:56 PM

Cool

-- Leonard H.

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