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What to do with five posters? Answered

I've got five cool posters that I want to display in my office. My original plan was to have them plaqued, but that gets expensive! Are there any other cool ideas on how to display a poster? Is there a way to make them do double-duty as something else?

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acidbass (author)2011-02-25

I framed mine or you could go shaw shank redemption style and make like a secret laboratory and have a tunnel go from your office to that awesome place of solace and you just use a poster to cover the tunnel or you could always laminate them and use them as a rug or a desk protector

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AwesomeSwordGuy (author)2010-11-26

Ok heres whatcha do
Fold them into giant paper airplanes then get to a busy sidewalk and start chucking them down at people
For better effect write stuff on them like "do you wanna go out" or "Did that hurt"

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acidbass (author)2010-04-18

 well you could just use the putty stuff and stick it to your wall or frame them

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The Jamalam (author)2009-08-18

Try something creative like making one of those pictures where you move your head and the image changes.

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jeff-o (author)The Jamalam2009-08-18

That won't work for these posters. I don't want to ruin any of them, either. I found something cool to do with one of them (see my instructables!) and will probably do that for a second as well, but it's too much work for all five.

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Wasagi (author)2009-04-09

You could Affix them to your blinds if you have a window, and use one or two to make a laminated cover for your desk.

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persh (author)2009-02-12

Make a Cube with them. a cube has 6 sides. Hang it from the ceiling or place it on top of a table. Get 5 pieces of cardboard. Glue/tape them together. Then sticky tack your posters to them (don't glue it, it'll ruin the posters) It's huge and entertaining. You could also see about turning it into a table. Get some lumber and glass or plexi glass. DO the same thing but you can use it as a coffee table.

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jeff-o (author)2009-02-11

I'd prefer to keep the ceiling clean...

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janetvans (author)2009-02-10

Get 2 wooden yardsticks and some binder clips for each poster. Clamp a yardstick on the upper back edge of the poster with the binder clips. Do the same on the lower back edge--this gives enough weight to hold the poster straight. Hang by the binder clip handles or the yardstick.

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jeff-o (author)janetvans2009-02-10

That would work, but I'm looking for something a bit more permanent.

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sallost (author)2009-02-09

i'm having the same problem but i don't have much wallspace in my room :P

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jeff-o (author)beauwalker232009-02-04

Neat! The only problem is that I'd still like to see the image underneath. I'll remember this though, it may have a use elsewhere in my office!

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Jonny Katana (author)2009-02-03

I'll warn you in advance, this would be complicated. You could make like the advertisers in the mall and create a scrolling display out of the posters. Tape them end to end, making a belt. Make a frame box with one motorized and one free-traveling roller. Add a switch/knob so that you can spool the poster belt up or down and display whichever poster you feel like at the time.

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jeff-o (author)Jonny Katana2009-02-03

Nifty! I'll consider it... And consider how to do it...

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jeff-o (author)j-bar032009-02-03
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Doctor What (author)2009-02-02

Well, there are other ways to display them besides a plaque. My cousin had a Texas chainsaw massacre poster that she didn't want destroyed, and she was able to buy a frame that was cheap and fit around it. If you are a fairly good woodworker, you could create frames yourself. If I want them to last a long time, I usually have them laminated. You can bribe people at school (but then again, you probably aren't in school, are you? hence the office).

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jeff-o (author)Doctor What2009-02-02

I could have them framed, but that's so... plain and ordinary. If it helps, here is a link to the posters I want to display.

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