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Your dogs will love this great toy.

Check out these other great pet toys at
http://www.instructables.com/id/Y-SHAPED-DOG-TUG-TOSS-TOY/
and
http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Toys-for-Heavy-Chewers/
and
http://www.instructables.com/id/Knotty-Mouse-for-Good-Cats/

Having trouble with the knot see my video instructable at http://www.instructables.com/id/BASIC-CROWN-KNOT-VIDEO/
and
http://www.instructables.com/id/ADDING-A-ROPE-TO-BASIC-CROWN-KNOT/

WARNING

Please discard if toy becomes damaged or torn. Not intended for children. Should be used for chewing & playing only. Supervision is recommended when dogs are playing with toys.
 
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Step 1: Materials & Tools

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  1. 3/8” Nylon Rope
  2. Tennis Ball
  3. Wire
  4. Needle Nose Pliers
  5. Tape Measure
  6. Marker
  7. Craft Knife
  8. Scissors
  9. Lighter

Step 2: Cut Ropes & Mark Tennis Ball

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  1. Cut 2 ropes 5.5' or 66" long
     
  2. Cut 2 ropes 9.5' or 114" long
     
  3. Cut 4 ropes 6.5' or 78" long
     
  4. Make 2 marks equal distance on tennis ball
     
  5. Use craft knife to cut out circles on tennis ball

Step 3: Feed rope thru tennis ball

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  1. Feed the two 66" ropes thru tennis ball and center the ball on the ropes

Step 4: Use wire to feed additional ropes thru tennis ball

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  1. Take short piece of wire and fold in half, pinch together
     
  2. Feed wire thru both holes on tennis ball
     
  3. Insert one 114" rope thru “U” shaped end of wire and gently pull wire back thru holes centering ball on rope

Step 5: Feed wire back thru holes on tennis ball

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  1. Feed wire back thru both holes on tennis ball
     
  2. Insert one 114" rope thru “U” shaped end of wire and gently pull wire back thru holes centering ball on rope

Step 6: Split 4 ropes into 2 groups of 2

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  1. Split 4 ropes on each side of tennis ball into 2 groups of 2 ropes each
     
  2. Add two of the 78" ropes to the 2 groups just created allowing the additional ropes to span both groups
     
  3. This should create 2 groups of 4 ropes each, wind up and rubber band upper group of 4 ropes (these later become the arms)
     
  4. Repeat on opposite side using last two 78" ropes leaving 8 ropes (4 on each side) loose from tennis ball