Step 7: Stringing Dry Bones Up

+Cut a long piece of elastic thread. Run it through your dry bones pieces like so:
Through the right foot, through the leg, through the shell, through the arm, through the glove, back through the arm, back through the shell, through the head, through the shell, through the arm, through the glove, back through the arm, through the shell to the bottom, through the leg, through the shoe.
I would just look at the picture. Knot securely at the bottom of Dry Bones' shoes. I added glue to keep it from coming undone. *pic 1, pic 2, pic 3, pic 4, pic 5

For a fully strung Dry Bones, *pic 6

Now to add the marionette!
+Tie strings to both of Dry Bones wrists, and to Dry Bones head (I tied it around his neck, actually,which felt kind of wrong). *pic 7
+ Run the strings through the controls as shown in the picture. Left threads through the left hole, right threads through the right hole, split the head threads in half. Tie on top, secure knots with glue. *pic 8

<p>Not bad, Now that's a pretty good marionette puppet</p>
Great work on this. It gives me some ideas for creating a Marionette of my own.
This is adorable. Great photos, too!
Great out of the box idea!!
Thanks so much! It was a lot of fun to do.
So I've been playing around with your instructable. Dry bones was my first marionette, but I've now made several others. I am doing this with kids this summer, I'll show you pictures when they finish. Thanks for such a great 'able!
Ahh! It's brilliant! Thanks so much for sharing!
Absolutely! I'm having so much fun with these, and it's all your fault! :) I just might have to make myself a Mario as well! :) I will keep you posted and I will show you what the kids came up with! Thanks again for such an amazing 'able!
I'm going to make this as well as do it as a project with some kids. I might have to mod it for them, I'll post pic when I finish. This is really very cool, nice nice job!
Great! I love it when people make projects their own - I certainly tailor everybody else's projects to my needs! I await pictures.
Do we get to meet Dry Bones?
This is awesome. You've got my vote.
Thank you so much!
Very nice! You've got my one of my votes! :)
I appreciate it very much!
You should do a video of Dry Bones dancing and embed it! That would be AWESOME! :D
This is so cool! Well done! Instructions are well laid out.
Thanks so much!

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