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    Here is my version of the pencil puzzle. I made a few nail puzzles for practice before trying the pencil puzzle. I learned a few things on the nails that helped with the pencil. It is interesting and fun to see the reaction people have when they see them. Everyone wants to know how it is done but that is something I will not tell.
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    Bill

    I have an RBI Hawk 220-3 VS

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  • #2
    Bill, nice job. I really like the ones with a nail in them.

    Bob
    Delta P-20 & Q-3

    I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me!

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    • #3
      Those are pretty cool Bill, I'll have to give that a go in the near future.
      Todd

      Hawk G4, Dremel 1800

      Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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      • #4
        Well done Bill, I too am going to try my hand at these myself. Thanks for sharing.
        Bill

        DeWalt 788



        aut viam inveniam aut faciam

        God gives us only what we can handle.. Apparently God thinks I am one tough cookie.....

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        • #5
          Looks good Bill. We may have to put these in the Bragging section.
          Fred


          There's a fine line between woodworking and insanity, I'm just not sure which side of the line I'm on!

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          • #6
            Really nice Bill,

            Should we start considering them like a secret handshake or something?

            These are way cool.

            And I was so off in my assessment of the method used I'm almost embarassed

            I imagine you can make the nail ones small enough to carry in your pocket, or whatever, maybe mini ones with small nails & small holes. We could start doing something similar to Carter and his stamp puzzles, just for the "phun" of it

            I'll probably have to make a few at some point, just because I love bugging people by making them scratch their head and going "What the hell?? How did he do that???" And then not giving them the solution (I encourage intelligence)


            Thanks to whomever started this on the forum (can't remember right now)
            it's turning into something we can have fun with.

            Regards,
            Marcel
            http://marleb.com
            DW788. -Have fun in the shop or it isn't a hobby anymore.

            NOTE: No trees were killed in the sending of this message, but a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Marcel in Longueuil
              ...Should we start considering them like a secret handshake or something?
              What a funny idea!
              Mia

              We are the music makers.
              We are the dreamers of dreams.


              Easy scrollin' with a DW788

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              • #8
                I guess we low earthlings don't get to have the secret unless we figure it out for ourselves?

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                • #9
                  Actually Grizz - Hints to the secret were given in another thread. Make ya work for it now. I gotta get out to the shop and make a few for upcoming B-Days. I don't turn or I'd do the apple/arrow. Thats neat also.

                  Paul S.

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                  • #10
                    Marcel, I do have a small one that I do carry around in my pocket. I didn't make it for that reason, it was just the first one I made to see if it would work. It is real "phun" to go into BORG or other such store and drive the associates in there nuts with it. Sometimes I ask them if they have a flexible bit to drill the holes in it. Some of them think I am serious. I had about 5 or 6 employees in BORG standing around trying to figure it out in stead of helping customers. Maybe that's why I can't get anyone to help me when I go in there, they are somewhere playing games or something.
                    Bill

                    I have an RBI Hawk 220-3 VS

                    Visit my Gallery
                    and website www.billswoodntreasures.com

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Grizz
                      I guess we low earthlings don't get to have the secret unless we figure it out for ourselves?
                      The process with pics was posted on Sunday evening.
                      Fred


                      There's a fine line between woodworking and insanity, I'm just not sure which side of the line I'm on!

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                      • #12
                        As I mentioned in another thread, "there is more than one way to skin a rabbit".
                        Bill

                        I have an RBI Hawk 220-3 VS

                        Visit my Gallery
                        and website www.billswoodntreasures.com

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                        • #13
                          Thanks everyone... Mia also was very gracious in letting me know the 'secret' was out.

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