Introduction: Shotgun Shell Pen Holder

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This tutorial will show you how to make a shotgun shell pen holder.

Step 1: What You Need

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1. Two empty shotgun shells
2. A empty 30-6 shell
3. Hot glue gun
4. Extra glue if needed
5. Scissors
6. Pens
7. Any kind of decoration (optional, hides the glue)

Step 2: Dots

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Draw a dot right above the brass part of the shotgun shell on both with a pen.

Step 3: Small Hole

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Poke a small starter hole with the scissors at the dot.

Step 4: Slice

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Cut along the brass until it is in half. (look at the pic)

Step 5: Cut Up the Middle

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Slice up the middle exactly in the center of the cut area by the brass. Then bend it open like the picture. Do the exact same thing with the other shell.

Step 6: Gluing

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Glue along the cut part on both sides and stick the two together.

Step 7: Add Your 30-6 Shell

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Put glue along the top brass part and secure your shell. The best way to put it up is to tack it to a board or wall.

Step 8: Decorate

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Put on something from a necklace on it, or come up with something on your own. This will cover the glue.

Step 9: Finished

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Put in your pens and you're done.

Comments

GASSYPOOTS (author)2012-02-27

thats(30-06) not shotgun thats rifle

bobdole5656 (author)2011-04-03

im not a fan

daninja (author)2009-06-30

Will an M-1 Garand shell work? I have plenty at home.

rocklocker (author)daninja2009-08-15

The M-1 Garand is a 30/06 caliber.

yes, the shell is just for looks, feel free to use your mind to come up with things

Meenotue (author)2009-06-27

the one is not a shotgun shell

Yeah well, my house isn't Burger King, it's not "have it your way."

JK!!! Just poped in my head when I read your comment. I know, I just think it looks cool with a 30-6 shell,too.

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