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I have some really nice pearls, yet no place to keep them safe. Then I saw this (http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Hollow-Book) on Wiki How. Yes, the ...
Supplies: A hard bound book (your choice of size) Craft knife with extra blades Metal ruler Pencil Paintbrush White glue (I used Mod Podge) T...
To start, determine how much of the book you want to seal. Leave 4-10 of the first pages free.
You do not want the glue to stick to the front, back and purposely free pages, so wrap the t-shirt shopping bags around the front/ free pages
and then tape them tight. (Glue won’t stick to the t-shirt shopping bags, and since they are plentiful, they make a good repurpose object for this p...
Hold all of the rest of the pages together and using the paint brush spread the white glue along the three sides of the edges that are usually free....
Close the book and pile a bunch of heavy stuff on your closed book and let it dry 12+ hours.
Once the glue is dry, open the book to the solid area, I wanted the hole in the book to fit the case my pearls reside in, so I traced all the way ar...
Next, using the metal ruler and the craft knife, run the sharp tip of the knife along the ruler edge, following the lines. The hardest part of this...
Take a deep breath. You are done with that part.
I chose to glue the inside edges of my hollow book, therefore I chose to reuse the t-shirt bags, let it dry again. You do not have to do this.
You are done! At the library when I bought my book, the librarian told me how she had made a hollow book and how her children wanted her to keep th...
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Posted:Apr 30, 2012
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