‎Beverage Coaster

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Introduction: ‎Beverage Coaster

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Make a Beverage Coaster from Old Color Pencils.

Materials:

  1. Old Color Pencils
  2. Saw
  3. Scale
  4. Ruler
  5. Marker
  6. Super Glue
  7. Sandpaper

Step 1:

  1. Make a 1 cm mark on every color pencil with marker.
  2. Cut on mark with the help of Saw. So you have many (1 cm ) small chunks of color pencils.

Step 2:

  1. Place a paper on flat surface.
  2. Make cluster of same colors.
  3. Make a design on paper with color chunks.
  4. Drop small amount of super glue to stick them with each other.
  5. Wait for dry.
  6. Put more Super Glue.
  7. Wait for dry.

Step 3:

  1. Take a Coarse-grit sandpaper and rub until surface becomes flat.
  2. Take a Fine-grit sandpaper and rub it gently.
  3. Wipe with tissue paper.
  4. Wipe with clean cloth.
  5. Apply a thin layer of lacquer.

Step 4: See How It Was Made!

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    6 Discussions

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    Glumgad
    Glumgad

    3 years ago

    I want to try it.

    I have a set of colored pencil, they look nice, but they draw very bad.

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    Itsatrav
    Itsatrav

    3 years ago

    first saw this it looked like a settlers of Catan map

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    jbrown132
    jbrown132

    3 years ago

    I think this is a great project, but for future works like this, I would recommend gluing the pencils (or wood in future pieces) together before cutting them. You will be surprised how much less work it is to get them flat!

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    Awesome Crafts
    Awesome Crafts

    Reply 3 years ago

    Exactly, when I cut them all then I feel I should glue them first. Anyway, thanks for the compliment and suggestion.