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What strong material could i use for making fan blades? Answered

i'm trying to make this fan that is powered by a drill. the only problem is... i don't know what to use for the blades. i thought about using strips of plastic from a bottle, but i accidentally made something else ( which is still cool. i made an instructable of it, you guys should check it out!) 

would the plastic be good, or should i use something else?



8 years ago

Very thin plywood called door skins would work. And you can cut it with snips. Mine is a little more than a 1/16 of an inch thick. I would say is close to 2 mm.

I cut it into strips and use it for splines for my floor project.



8 years ago

as god as anything if you have to be low cost. Ply wood would work as well.