FREE Labs Project: Coin Bank

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FREE Labs Project: Coin Bank

Postby Todd Bailey » Wed May 15, 2019 2:09 pm

If you're like me, you don't really like to carry around a pocket full of coins and end up having small piles of loose change all over the place.

Sure, this project was inspired by a problem I have but it grew quickly into a beautiful object that could be used to save for all kinds of things.
An upcoming wedding, well-deserved vacation, college fund or just hold coins for the grandkids to use on their next visit. You could add a bit of
v-carving to the top or even a 3D decorative element from Design&Make to personalize your Coin Bank.

Hope you enjoy making this!!!!

https://portal.vectric.com/content/p/CoinBank
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Re: FREE Labs Project: Coin Bank

Postby mtylerfl » Wed May 15, 2019 2:55 pm

I really like the design of the top portion - sort of a “funnel” for the coins to toss into, instead of the typical narrow slot where you insert coins one-by-one. Great job, Todd!
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Re: FREE Labs Project: Coin Bank

Postby TReischl » Wed May 15, 2019 10:39 pm

I think it is a great idea and is nicely executed.

That said, to paraphrase a famous movie line (Jaws): You are going to need a bigger bank. . .

for vacations and/or a college fund.

I use a bowl that I toss all my coins in, when it gets full (usually about $50 worth) I go by myself a gift in a tool store.
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Re: FREE Labs Project: Coin Bank

Postby Todd Bailey » Thu May 16, 2019 8:26 am

Hey TReischl...

Ohhh, love the idea of the new tools!!!! Yeah... for larger savings you might need to scale up the project... :)
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Re: FREE Labs Project: Coin Bank

Postby Todd Bailey » Thu May 16, 2019 8:27 am

Hey MT...

Thanks for that. I do like how it turned out and the wood I happened to uses/find is very nice!
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Re: FREE Labs Project: Coin Bank

Postby Savannahdan » Thu May 16, 2019 12:46 pm

Excellent project with multiple possibilities (cornhole type coin toss, tissue dispenser-to hide your coin stash, etc.). I have multiple containers with coins in them and making these would dress the place up. Thanks Todd.
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Re: FREE Labs Project: Coin Bank

Postby Todd Bailey » Thu May 16, 2019 2:07 pm

Hello Savannahdan...

Thanks for the comment and your welcome!!!
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