A new litter of pigs

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Project by mut posted 03-25-2018 02:55 AM 1822 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the second generation of pigs. The large one in the middle, made of maple, is the 1st generation. I modified the ears – now of leather, changed the method of building and installing legs and used cherry for this litter. The tail is from an old phone cord. The runt is more mottled as I used lower quality scraps to make the body. Great gifts for the grand children – also they sell well at charity auctions. Fun to make, too!

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#1 posted 03-25-2018 03:56 AM

Very cute! Definitely great gifts.

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#2 posted 03-25-2018 11:05 AM

Very nice.. Great idea and gifts.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#3 posted 03-25-2018 12:11 PM

I love these. They are a beautiful collection of piggy banks and are so nicely done.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 03-25-2018 12:17 PM

Very nice piggy banks and very good money saving motivators.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 03-25-2018 02:27 PM

I like your idea, I take it the center section was in two pieces and then glued the outside pieces on before turning. I thought it would make a cool saltshaker by drilling nostrils. Its given me an idea. thanks

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 03-25-2018 03:41 PM

What a cool idea. Well done!

-- Mark

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#7 posted 03-25-2018 04:22 PM

Love your pigs! I would be great to see pictures or a video of how you made them. I have grandchildren that I would like to make piggy banks for too. You did a great job! Thanks

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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#8 posted 03-25-2018 05:49 PM

Oh Yes! That is a nice herd of swine!

Very well done and super neat banks too.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#9 posted 03-25-2018 05:54 PM

I like the birdsmouth joints.

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#11 posted 03-26-2018 06:15 PM

Nice piggies!
I have been wanting to make some for my three grand kids.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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