Introduction: Candy Dispenser

This is my version of i dispensor i saw in boys life

Step 1: Gather Materials

1. 2.. 2*4 7in long
2. 2.. 8.5 in long by 7in wide
3. 2.. 13in long 1.5in wide
1/2" drill bit
1 1/2" screws
Jar with lid that fits well (I used a pickle jar)

I used scrap wood the import part is that the top and bottom boards are the same lengh as the 2*4s and the center together

Step 2: Framing It Out

Attach 2x4's to the bottom square leaving enough space to insert the handle. Place 2 screws on either side of the 2x4's to hold it in place.

Step 3: Attach the Top

Screw top square in place by putting a screw in each of the 4 corners.

Step 4: Attaching the Dispenser

Put a 1/2" hole in the center of the top piece of wood. Put a 1/2" hole in the center of the jar's lid. Using some small screws, line up the holes and attach the lid to the wood.


Step 5: Handle Placement

Insert the handle leaving 1/2" space in the back. Mark through the hole in the top where you want the hole in your handle. Take out the handle and drill 1/2" hole into the handle, but DO NOT DRILL ALL THE WAY THROUGH. If you do, your candy will fall out.

Place a screw in the back of the handle to stop the handle from sliding out when you pull it. Place a screw in the front so you can pull the handle out easily.

Step 6: Finish

Sand everything down to your liking. Paint if you want it to feel pretty.

Fill your jar with candy (something smaller than 1/2" like jelly beans or chocolate chips)

Invert the wooden part and screw your jar on.

Flip right-side-up, pull out the handle, and eat your candy!

To make festive for Halloween, gut a large pumpkin large enough to fit over your jar. Paint a face on the pumpkin.

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