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Supplies:

newspapers

flour

water

spray paint – 2 colors

chicken wire or wire mesh

wooden base

small tupperware

tin foil and tape

staples

wire

Little Bit components:

fan

wire x2

light wire

RBG LED

power source

Tools:

cooktop

stapler

hammer

wire cutter

 
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Step 1: Build Wire Frame

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Take the Little Bit of chicken wire or wire mesh and sculpt into a volcano shape. Cut off excess wire. Staple wire volcano frame to the wooden base. Cut a hole in the top the same size as the Tupperware. Put tupperware into volcano opening. Weave a Little Bit of wire through the mesh around the tupperware to secure it.

Step 2: Paper mache the Volcano

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Bring 10 cups of water to a boil. Add 2 cups of flour. Boil for a Little Bit (2-3 minutes) and let cool. Shred newspaper into Little Bits. Dip into flour mixture. Completely cover wire frame with 2 or 3 layers of newspaper. Let dry.

Step 3: Paint

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Spray paint the whole volcano your base color. In this example I made it green. Let it dry. Tape off the lower section in the shape you desire. Cover the area below tape with a Little Bit of newspaper. Spray on your second color. Let it dry. Remove tape. Spray more paint in your second color if you want it to drip down. Let dry.

Step 4: Make a LIttle Bit of Lava

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Tear tinfoil into 3 pieces of different sizes. Spray paint both sides with your 2nd spray paint color. Let them dry for a Little Bit. Fold them around the blades of the Little Bit fan and twist to secure.

Step 5: Make the Little Bit Circuit

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Build Little Bits Circuit as shown in the picture using the fan, wire x2, light wire, RBG LED and a power source. Set the Little Bits RBG LED to the colors you like.

calrobinson1110 months ago

Cool! ! I'm definitely building this! I'll add more effects to it too! I really like this though. I'd definitely vote for this if I wasn't in the contest lol