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Building Block Community Collaboration #makeblocks

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These are all cut from 1/2″ plywood. Built in collaboration with Tim Sway. Use the links below to download the original 2 make block shapes, my puzzle piece modification piece, and to upload your own mods! ■ Music by Dan & Drum: http://soundcloud.com/dandrum/lester ■ Tim Sway’s video: http://youtu.be/pGK-0tDRyZI ■ File download: http://timsway.net/?EXTRAS___DOWNLOADS ■ File share: http://drive.google.com/open?id=0B0o7W4Y8MocpU1dLNlpJY2xhbm8   Build Details

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DIRESTA Ice Pick Shadow Box

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A tribute to the one and only Jimmy Diresta: Maker Extraordinaire. I felt the Jimmy casting was missing the typical Diresta flare, therefore I transformed him into an ice pick…it’s what he would have wanted. Box is made from a reclaimed oak door frame. Aluminum dowels hold on the front of the box with nothing but friction. The block is …

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Wood Lego Man (from a 2×4)

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Giant Lego man made from a single 8 foot long pine 2×4 for the Summers Woodworking 3rd annual 2×4 competition for 2015. Legs and hips were finished with flame and linseed oil. Body and arms were finished with red wood dye and linseed oil. Build Details

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Skittlebowl Table Top Bowling Game

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Skittlebowl is a table top bowling game originally made back in the 1960s by a toy company called Aurora as the first part in their “Skittle” game series. I designed this wooden version of the game to be totally collapsible and easily transportable. Game played with the same rules as 10 pin bowling.   Build Details