Introduction: Design Your Own Custom CD

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make cool designs while the cd is spinning
you can create spattered effects, spiral designs, or just straight perfect circles onto any cd

Step 1: Materials

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you will need:
-a cardboard box (so ink deosent get everywhere)
-a pen
-a portable cd player
-a permanent marker
-and a cd

Step 2: Disasembling the Portable Cd Player

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you need to take the top off of the cd player
i cant really explain how to take it apart, you just need to be a bit experienced with electronics

Step 3: The Permenent Marker

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you can make intricate spirals or just perfect circles while the cd is spinning

Step 4: Th Ink!!!

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this is when you will need the box.
when the cd is spinning blow out the end of the pen and aim at the spinning cd

Step 5: Bragg About Custom Cd

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if you want before you start is somehow get the cd to be white instead of saying what ever brand it is so it looks more professional


jimbo13 (author)2011-11-04

i make cool spin art paintings on cds and they are listed on ebay,

chin_wu (author)2009-06-04

this will not scratch the cd at all becuase its on an old cd player

wolfheart169 (author)2009-06-04

I've done this before and I used paint pens.... it ended up scratching the mess out of the cd.

stephenniall (author)2009-06-03

Cool you could just take a old motor with the cd attachment bit and use that Hmm i have one somewhere Its just like spinning art (well it is but on cds)

silencekilla (author)2009-06-01

lol i discovered this a long time ago but never posted an instructable. you beat me to it nive work 5*'s

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