This will be used as a prop for Caitlin's contractor/builder Halloween costume for this year (easy- hardhat/googles, toolbelt, and usual schoolclothes). Yes, she knows how to handle power tools safely. And with pic of her in costume from her school parade.
This instructable shows you that you can pretty much imagine anything and build it giant-sized for a kid. In additon to making swell props for your Halloween costume, these have potential utility for children to use in their classroom or for class plays.
So to add to our list of giant Twinkies, giant magnet and giant toothbrush, here is our giant cordless power drill instructable.
Step 1: Useless stuff to useful stuff
You will need:
- some cardboard
- some plastic bottles in various shapes
- a piece of wood to use as a handle 1"x3" pine
- a wood dowel 3/8" diameter
- handheld fan
- a momentary push switch and wire to mod the handheld fan
- for decoration, various colors of duct tape, electrical tape, clear packaging tape
- aluminum duct tape, this stuff is great for adding the look of metal to any object.
- some screws for attaching parts
- some printed images of logos or warning labels to add realism to your project.
- basic tools to cut wood, cardboard and plastic
CAUTION: Scissors and utility knives are sharp. Know how to handle and properly use them safely. Cut plastic will leave sharp edges. Put tape over the cut edges for safety.