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Here is a fun project that recycles plastic soda bottles and turns them into cool decorative wind turbines!
Start with a 2 or 3 Liter plastic soda bottle. Wash out the sticky stuff. Then let dry.
Take a fine point black felt permanent marker and lay out your fin design. I did this without measuring anything. The size of each fin is up to you. T...
I chose a curved blade after experimenting with different blades. It worked best on the flexible side of the plastic bottle. Cut only the sides of the...
After cutting out the fins, bend each one so it stands out from the bottle. This will catch more wind and spin the bottle very fast.
Get a real small drill bit and drill a tiny hole in the cap center. Then take some fishing string and pass it through the cap. Invert the cap and tie ...
You can paint your wind turbine or glue on sparkles or leave it plain. Your choice. I chose bright florescent orange and green so it would stand out....
Screw on the cap and hang your wind turbine where the wind will catch it. Also where you can see it outside a window and enjoy the spinning action. Ha...
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Posted:Jan 20, 2012
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