Introduction: DIY Coin Sorter

You will need cardboard, a knife, and glue for this project. Make sure you cut the holes of the coins precisely, so a coin does not go in the wrong hole. Here is the link to my channel:


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Step 1: Cutting the Cardboard

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You will need 2 right angle pieces, 3 obtuse angle pieces, 1 large sized rectangle, 3 medium sized rectangles, 2 long piece of cardboard, 3 pieces that are 2/3 as long as the long piece of cardboard. One of those pieces should also be a little fatter than the other 2.

Step 2: Cut the Coin Slots

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On the piece of cardboard that is fatter, divide the piece into 3 areas. In each area, measure the diameter of the select coin(Note that the coins will be different for each area). Then draw a rectangle box around the tracing of the coin. Make sure you start with the coin that has the smallest diameter. The use a knife to cut the rectangle boxes.

Step 3: Glue It All Together and Enjoy Your Coin Sorter

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The instructions for this is in the video. Make sure you glue the cardboard properly, and be very gentle. Once you finish, you will have a great coin sorter. I hope you enjoy it.


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Could you tell me what I need to fix please.

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a lot better. Thanks for sharing

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