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Picture of How to make Card Soldiers Out Of Old Pharmacy Bottles
For October's Creative Reuse build day - each of the Rabbit Hole [Rochester, MN hackerspace] members were tasked to work on a scene for the stop frame animation movie.  I wanted to work on the Queen's Court for the main rabbit character to go through and saw that I had saved a bunch of old Target pharmacy bottles.

What you need:
  • Old Pharmacy bottles - I used ones from Target because they have the perfect shape to them.
  • Deck of Cards
  • Random bits that can be used as heads for the soldiers
  • Spears/spear substitutes
  • Scissors

Step 1: Clean the pharmacy bottles!

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So the first thing is to get all of the sticky stuff off of the pharmacy bottles.  You can use hot water to get the initial paper/glue off.  But to really clean it, just use mineral spirits and a paper towel and rub clean!

 
iceng1 year ago
Excellent choice of heads etc from a junk pile of
never used  New components for your card soldiers.

Very good clean and clear  photos.

Where I live the casinos sell a deck of cards used on only one gaming shift
for a dollar from special vending machines..

But Iv never seen rectangular Target pharmacy bottles only round ones.
Tymkrs (author)  iceng1 year ago
Thanks - though the lightbulb had been burned out! :) And that's pretty neat re: casino cards - those would definitely work. And the Target pharmacies in my area give these red ones, not sure about elsewhere.