Hot glue gun and Sticks
Step 1: Instructions
Cut the folded edge off couple section of newspaper and cut those pages in half
star folding the page of the newspaper and glue the edges at the end
making the stripes you needed.
when you finish folding the page of the newspaper
star weaving from the center outward and glue dots,
where needed to secure your pieces, especially
on the first few strips you put together.
when you reach the size cut them off the ugly ends and
with another stripe folded in the top
double side glue together to secure them
Now you finish your coaster or placemat applied one coat of white glue,
allowing it to dry completely and added another two coats of white glue and let em dry
paint the coaster and placemat with acrylic paint and add lacquer.