Introduction: Artistic Bowls

In this instructable I will show you how to make a bowl out of any cd. All you need for this is:

                             * a cd
                             * an oven
                             * protective gloves (I used snow gloves)

                              

Step 1: Shape the CD

1) Put the cd in the oven at low heat.
2) Cook the cd until it is soft enough to shape. (usually about 2-4 min)
3) With the gloves, bend up four or five sides to make a bowl shape. The bowl will cool off very quickly so do this step fast. If it cools before you finish, heat it up for 2 minutes and do it again. 

Step 2: Finish

You just finished your artistic bowl. If you really are going to put stuff in it, you might want to glue the hole to a plate.

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themadjeweler (author)2011-12-30

that doesnt help me at all...

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if the cd was breakable before than try turning up the heat so it becomes more manuable. The process of shaping must then be done quickly because the cd cools fast.

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themadjeweler (author)2011-12-25

what do you mean by "low heat"? I attempted this and the only thing i got was an extremely easily breakable cd that was otherwise unaltered.

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lowest it can go

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craftyv (author)2011-04-07

My mistake I had thought You used a Microwave, obviously not. I'm such a silly sausage arn't I. Thanks.

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Football viking boy (author)2011-04-06

no, not that i know of, but the CD might stick to the foil a bit

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kjz325 (author)2011-03-29

Another way to shape it is to put it over a soup can.

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good idea

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Used to do the same thing with records... Before I fell in love withthe music.

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lol

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