Introduction: Easy Tennis Ball Pencil/ Pen Holder

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This is a simple office DIY to holder a pencil or two in a neat and fashionable way. 

All you will need are the following-

- 1 Tennis Ball
- Knife or Pocket Knife
- A few Push Pins

And thats all you need. 

Let's begin!

And this is pretty much a FREE DIY to make.

Step 1: Find a Tennis Ball- Step 1

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The first step to make your easy office tennis ball holder is a tennis ball or course. You will probably find one in the heart of your garage or some where in your house. 

Step 2: Cut the Mouth for the Tennis Ball- Step 2

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For step two, the tricky part.  Now what you should do is cut a 1 1/2 inch strip through the entire tennis ball in the middle, like shown in the picture. 

Next for the back of the tennis ball. you want to cut around a 1 1/2 - 2 cm cut on the back of the tennis ball. Make sure the cut is large enough to fit a push pin facing away from the ball. This is to push it into the board.  The cut should angle up so the ball does not sag. 

Step 3: Decorate- Last Step, Step 3

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Now here comes the fun part. Gather as many push pins you want and insert them into the tennis ball for hair, eyes and ears. the more you have, the more you have to use. Now with your finished tennis ball, insert the tennis ball into the board and you are set. Your coworkers will be asking what is that, every time they walk by your cubical. 

Thanks and hope this is and awesome office help for pens and pencils!

Comments

sherrycayheyhey (author)2012-08-09

nomnomnom! It really looks like the tennis call is chowing down on that pen, very cute. Thanks for sharing and welcome to Instructables :)

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