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  • 20 Sided Die Box

    This is my first box. I wanted a fun and geeky box to hold my dice. I knew people had done 6-sided dice so I wanted something different. I cut the pieces to the box on my scroll saw (though any bevel-capable saw would do), then glued together the halves. The two sides are held together by pairs of strong magnets. The numbers are engraved and painted. The box itself is oak.
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  • #2
    Ah D&D fan. Nicely done.
    "Still Montana Mike"

    "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
    Mike's Wood-n-Things LLC

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    • #3
      WOW, nice work Bobman
      Steve in Richmond, VA with a DW-788

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      • #4
        I like

        Bob
        Delta P-20 & Q-3

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

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        • #5
          What a very neat idea. I really like that box. Thanks for sharing it with us.


          DW
          Life is hard. It is even harder when you are being stupid.
          John Wayne

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          • #6
            Totally cool!!! How did you apply the numbers? They look perfect!

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            • #7
              Very cool! whats the bevel on something like that, 15 or 20 degrees?
              Don

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              • #8
                Super neat idea!
                Tammy

                Pressure makes diamonds

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                • #9
                  I tried to set the bevel between 20 and 21 degrees. I think the correct angle for a perfectly flush cut would be 20.9-ish, but that's hard to get on my saw, so I did have a little bit of an internal gap for glue to fill.

                  I applied the numbers by applying a pattern to each triangle with the correct number on it. After cutting, I just used a dremel to cut through the pattern where the ink was for the numbers. I have a terribly unsteady hand so I couldn't have free-handed it and have it turn out half so nice.

                  Thanks you all for your responses. I sure had fun making it

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                  • #10
                    great Idea! Any gamer would love that!
                    WGR

                    To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.
                    Oscar Wilde

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                    • #11
                      Nice idea and well done too. If you used rare earth magnets, they could be hidden and just a couple would be enough.

                      Mike

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                      • #12
                        I did use rare earth magnets and inset them so they're hidden when closed. I still wanted 6 pairs though... makes a really firm connection.

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                        • #13
                          HOLY CRUD it is the coolest scroll saw project I've ever seen. Keep up the awesome work

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                          • #14
                            Nice work Bobman.
                            Merle
                            SSG US Army Retired.
                            [email protected]
                            http://www.etsy.com/your/listings

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                            • #15
                              Very impressive! Hard to believe that's your first box.
                              Keith Fenton
                              Scroll saw patterns @
                              www.sheilalandrydesigns.com

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