Introduction: Cool, Non Functional, Pinwheel! :-)

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This is my first ible. 

Here is a nice-looking non-fu nctional pinwheel.  lets get started!

Step 1: Tools & Materials! :-)

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You Will Need:

-1 peice of craft foam
-1 thumbtack
-3 BBQ sqewers


-sharpie ©

Step 2: Cut the Foam! :-)

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Cut a square of foam that is 13cm by 13cm.

Step 3: Find the Center! :-)

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Use the ruler and the sharpie and make a dotted line from one corner to the opposite corner.  Do that twice.

Step 4: Mark the Center! :-)

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Put a dot where the two lines cross.

Step 5: Start Cutting! :-)

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Make the first cut beside the one of the lines and go to just before the dot.

Step 6: Start Folding! :-)

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Fold the corners with the line on them to the center dot.

Step 7: Poke It! :-)

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Stick the thumbtack through the all 4 flaps and the bottom.

Step 8: Make the Stick! :-)

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Get the 3 sqewers and tape them together.

Step 9: Finish It Off! :-)

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stick the turbine part onto the stick and your done!


Kiteman (author)2011-11-12

Why build a non-functioning pinwheel?

building_boy (author)Kiteman2011-11-13

for decoration, it's weatherproof unlike paper

Kiteman (author)building_boy2011-11-14

I get why the foam, but why not let it spin?

building_boy (author)Kiteman2011-11-14

it gets stuck on the stick.

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