Another Candy Dispenser

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Project by woodshaver Tony C posted 12-07-2015 06:09 PM 2768 views 6 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another Christmas Gift Finished!

Not as nice as the Mahogany one I posted a few weeks ago but not too bad considering I used some soft white pine from the local Home Depot.

Box-Joint construction, Stained with Minwax English Chestnut #233, sanding sealer and a lacquer finish.

I have plans for an Octagon single jar dispenser that I got from Rockbuster if anyone wants a copy just send me your email address in a Private Message.

Thanks for looking in on my project!

Please say a prayer for Don (Rockbuster) He is now in Hospise care.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 12-07-2015 06:35 PM

Prayer has been sent for Don (Rockbuster)...

COOL projects…

I must try this… Looks so cool!

I imagine that those rubber bands are easily replaced when they rot out?

Thank you very much!

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#2 posted 12-07-2015 06:39 PM

That is a really nice dispenser! I like it!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 12-07-2015 07:26 PM

Nice work. It looks really good.

-- Ride the bevel!

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#4 posted 12-07-2015 07:37 PM

Another great job Tony! I also made another single dispenser this weekend for a Christmas gift.

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#5 posted 12-07-2015 07:56 PM

I have one of these from my childhood and still love them to this day. Nice double model you got there.

-- Don't be upset by the results you didn't get with the work you didn't do.

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#6 posted 12-07-2015 07:58 PM

Joe, it’s easy to change rubber band’s. The jar covers are held on by two screws on each one and under the coves are two more screws that hold the top on. So unscrewing 8 little wood screws will allow you to change out the rubber bands if needed.
Oh.. Joe I found your Happy Thanksgiving email in my “junk spam” folder. Happy belated Thanksgiving to you and your family.

Thanks for the nice comment’s
Joe, Jim , Rich and Scott…

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#7 posted 12-07-2015 08:32 PM

Another nice project Tony!

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#8 posted 12-07-2015 09:23 PM

Tony. Tony. Tony. All of your Candy Machines seem to have the same name. “Another.” This is a wonderful piece, and I want the plans. Look for a PM. That is, the plans Don sent you. And, yours for this one, too, if you like. And, oh, the little bungie-like things that hold pony tails together will last longer than a rubber band. They don’t dry out and crack, and they lasat a coule months before they get loose.

-- Mark

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#9 posted 12-07-2015 10:23 PM

Nice one Tony and in time for Christmas too. A great photo too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 12-07-2015 10:25 PM

Another awesome looking “Another” candy machine. I am working on a couple octagon machines from the plans you sent. Thanks Tony!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#11 posted 12-07-2015 10:57 PM

I think you are getting this candy dispenser thing down, Tony. Nice work as always.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#12 posted 12-08-2015 12:50 AM

Another great looking M&M dispenser, Tony! I’m starting work on mine tomorrow!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#13 posted 12-08-2015 01:24 AM

Very nice build.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#14 posted 12-08-2015 02:06 AM

Another good one Tony.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#15 posted 12-08-2015 02:14 AM

It’s hard to tell that is only pine. That English chestnut gives it a lot of justice. I swear you have a candy store down there. Nice work Tony. I made 3 and have one left to go for some family presents. I may try the stained pine.

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

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