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Instructions on how to make a basket from plastic bottle caps.* It takes a lot of caps so start saving up now. It is debatable weather or not ...
for a basket the same size as the one shown in the intro you will need 63 caps(5 caps by 3 caps and 3 caps tall)Here is how ...
these are the�tools you�need:wire (I used�steel 18 gage)wire cuttersneedle nose�pliers1/16" hole punchcut the wire�to these lengths:3 pieces of�wire 19" long5 pieces of�wire 16" long4 pieces of�wire 22" longAND ...
punch 4 holes in each cap�after you punch the first hole�punch the second hole directly�across from the firstpunch the 3rd and 4th holes in between the 1st and ...
take one of the 19" wires and�one 16" wire and string them through the holes that were punched�
on the 19" wire place 4 more caps on it, then string the other 4 - 16" wires though those caps (as picture shows)
string on another row of caps then place a 19" wire through those caps
add the last row for the bottom section and string the last 19" wire through those
push the caps together and straighten them as best as you can then bend up the wires on each side
add one row of caps all the way around the basket, this will take 16 capsthen string one of the 22" wires through those caps, you may need ...
the caps might slide up when you are putting the wire through (this is ok) you will be able to push them back down later
when the 2 ends of the 22" wire meet bend them in and then twist them around each other on the inside of the basketthen clip the ends ...
once all the sides are done�you will want to square out the basket, just mold it to look good and have straight wallsonce you have your basket in ...
once you have bent down the wires trim them leaving just enough to bend them up into the caps (see photo)
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