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The great gumball machine. Constructed mostly of wood and fitted with a 6" clear glass globe. Rotating a knob delivers one gumball down the chute.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Jul-Aug 1998 (v.21#10) pg. 39

Bubble gum clown. Rotating the clown's head will cause a bubble gum ball to be ejected from the glass jar which forms the clown's body.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1990 (v.14#2) pg. 34

Wooden tabletop gumball machine with glass panels.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #194 Nov-Dec 1978 (v.28#9) pg. 52, 84

Dispenser of nuts, gumballs, M&Ms, etc. consists of a glass fishbowl and some simple wooden parts. A suitable project to teach mass production techniques in the school wood shop.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Dec 1981 (v.70#9) pg. 12

Jelly bean machine. This candy dispenser requires each piece to tumble down five slides or ramps before it gets to your hand. Made of wood and clear acrylic.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #2 Mar 1988 (v.1#2) pg. 22

Candy cranker. Exposed wooden gears are turned with a crank to dispense small candies from a quart jar.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #32 Mar 1993 (v.6#2) pg. 14

Gumball machine (candy dispenser) is built mostly of wood.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #48 Nov 1995 (v.8#6) pg. 22, Insert

Jelly bean machine. Candy is delivered, one piece at a time, when the crank is turned and the piece tumbles down five slides and out a hole at the bottom.
WOOD MAGAZINE #43 Jun 1991 (v.8#4) pg. 80

Pinball-style gum ball machine.
WOOD MAGAZINE #107 Aug 1998 (v.15#5) pg. 52, Insert

Wooden replica of a gumball machine doesn't require a coin to operate.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1984 (v.8#4) pg. 29

Gumball machine is constructed mostly of wood. Rotating a knob causes the candy to roll down a ramp and out the side of the device.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1991 (v.15#4) pg. 50

Gumball dispenser built from wood does not require a coin.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1985 (v.41#5) pg. 16

Simple candy dispenser (gumball dispenser) utilizes an ordinary Mason jar to hold the candy.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1985 (v.41#6) pg. 34

Gumball dispenser. No need for coins. Simply push down the plunger and a gumball will roll down a ramp. Built of wood and clear acrylic.
WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1994 (v.50#5) pg. 34