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Pinch an Inch - Puzzle Box

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Project by KelSnake posted 11-12-2018 12:54 AM 682 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just can’t resist the urge to utilize a couple of Yardsticks and turn them into an awesome little puzzle box!

To allow for adhesion between parts the back side of the ruler has been planned to a clean and glueable surface.

This one is the first in a series of 10 Yardstick designs. This is going to be fun!

Odd Fact: It took about 1.5 yardsticks to build this puzzle. Att the rough cost of @10 per antique store yardstick, thats about $15. Any average exotic wood would be half that. Interesting.

-- Kel Snake, ~ Mystery By Design ~ Find me on Etsy ~





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Redoak49

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#1 posted 11-12-2018 01:37 AM

Very interesting. Do you have a website? The one listed does not work.

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swirt

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#2 posted 11-12-2018 02:27 AM

Clever use of old yardsticks.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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KelSnake

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#3 posted 11-12-2018 04:11 AM

Hi Redoak 49, My website is down and changing names, so I do offer woodworking plans on Etsy under Mystery by Design. For actual puzzles I have an email notification list so folks know when somethng is available.

https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/MysterybyDesign?ref=seller-platform-mcnav

-- Kel Snake, ~ Mystery By Design ~ Find me on Etsy ~

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#4 posted 11-12-2018 07:31 AM

Great looking box…especialy those ruller motives.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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