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Project by MasterSergeant posted 03-08-2014 06:46 PM 962 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After building my torson tables I need a little diversion. I remembered seeing this at an antique store awhile back. I did a little research and gained enough information to build one.
The Clowns are 1/8” cedar I planed to thickness, plywood would have worked better. I hot glued two sheets together and used my scroll-saw to cut out the clowns. when I separated the two I had identicals making balancing a lot easier later on.
Painting is not my strong suit! I think the clowns are more scary looking than funny.
If you follow the link provided you can see the clowns in action on Flickr.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/kelly_fuller/13018212104/in/photostream/

As always thanks for looking!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction





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#1 posted 03-08-2014 08:23 PM

Cute little guys! The one on the left looks a bit sinister LOL! The link goes to a ‘private’ message and won’t open. Thanks for sharing this wonderful toy!

-- God bless, Candy

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#2 posted 03-08-2014 10:24 PM

Link works now. Thanks!

-- God bless, Candy

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#3 posted 03-09-2014 12:19 AM

Good diversion. Very entertaining. Every once in a while you have to build some fun projects.

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

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#4 posted 03-09-2014 05:10 AM

Very Nice Project Indeed & Well Done! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

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#5 posted 03-09-2014 12:19 PM

Cool and colorful.

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

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#6 posted 03-09-2014 02:10 PM

Fun Project!!

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#7 posted 03-09-2014 03:34 PM

This looks like it would be a fun project. Good work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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