Introduction: Make a Shrinky Dink Dog Tag

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Step 1: Gather Materiels

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Shrinky dink (available at any craft store) Carving utensil for accuracy Oven Oven mitts Hole punch Thin para chord Flame

Step 2: Shape the Tag As You See Fit

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Sometimes it helps to trace around a current tag or even a silver dollar--- get creative

Step 3: Inscribe Tag Info in Center

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Name, dogs name, #, email, address... What have you--- just make sure to leave room for the hole in which the para cord will connect it to your collar

Step 4: Hole Punch Near Top of ID and Slip Para Cord Through the Hole

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The para cord should be thin enough to fit through the hole with a little extra slack-- when you feel it is at the desired length grab a lighter and burn both ends of the cord together

Step 5: Slip It on the Dogs Collar

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And be wowed by how quick and easy it was to ID your dog all on your own!

Comments

lucybetina (author)2013-05-26

At your local art supply

GrissleFist (author)2013-05-25

Wait, shrinky dinks are still available. All these years I thought they went extinct. You just made my day!

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