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Mario Coin Brick Coin Bank

I will show you how to make a Mario Coin Brick Coin Bank. Materials needed (please check # of the labels) & materials I've used for this project:

01) #6 Countersink drill bit (save the rest for other projects), two packs of 3 sided Corner Braces (2 per pack, 4 total corner braces)*
02) 100 pcs. of #6 x 1/2" screws**
03) 2" hole saw
04) #6 x 1/2" screws 4pc***
05) 1/4" Torque Driver Bit set
06) Torque Driver (part of the set)
07) Dremel 300 series
08) 4 pc L braces****
09) 1 pack of #6 x 1" screws (12 pcs / pack)
10) 3/32" Drill Bit marked with masking tape
11) Elmer's Wood Filler
12) Dremel Router Plunger for the Dremel 300 series
13) Dremel 1/8" Straight Router Bit (Dremel 650)

* Corner braces joins 3 boards at a time.
** 100 pcs #6 screws are easier to handle with a magnetic tip screwdriver
*** #6 4pc screws shown in picture can't be picked up with a magnetic tip screwdriver.
**** L braces join ONLY 2 sides

Attached are the blueprints on what the measurements are and how the assembly should look like 
 
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Step 1: Cutting the particle board

Picture of Cutting the particle board
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Start with the 2' x 4' x 1/2" board and cut 6 boards. Here are the dimensions of 3 boards. Just make another set.

1st  - 6" x 6"
2nd - 7" x 7"
3rd - 7" x 6"

So you should have 2 sets of 6x6, 7x7 and 6x7 inch boards.

In addition, please cut four smaller blocks at the following sizes:

(4) 2" x 3/4" x 1/2"