'Pair a Dice' Tumblers

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Project by cracknpop posted 10-17-2016 01:28 AM 2534 views 9 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When your teenage son asks you to work with him in the woodshop, there is only one answer, “Yes”. He has been using the one I made for him a few years ago and wanted to make a couple for friends. So we dug out my old drawings and headed to the shop. I pretty much just played the ‘coach’, he did all the work. A good learning experience for him. Great Father/Son time for me.

Dice tumblers are 4”x4”x8” and made with 5/16” thick walnut and poplar. Spray lacquer finish rubbed out with paste wax gives them a nice feel in your hands.

For a look at the ‘guts’ of the tumblers, look up my original post;

-- Rick - I know I am not perfect, but I will keep pressing on toward the goal of becoming all I am called to be.

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#1 posted 10-17-2016 04:51 AM

Beautiful work, he did some very fine project here. Interesting way to role dices.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 10-17-2016 07:20 AM

I made one of these and it was louder than possible, my wife hated it. So I sent it to my brother in law’s kids.

Yours look very nice though.

-- Rick M,

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#3 posted 10-17-2016 12:03 PM

Very nice pair of dice towers. Nothing better then working on a project with your Son!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#4 posted 10-19-2016 09:04 AM

That’s cool, nice project.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 10-21-2016 12:38 AM

I have seen these before, but had totally forgotten about them, they are on my bucket list of things to make

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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