Intro: 3 Simple, Yet Cool DIY Projects (P1)
In this Instructable, we look at 3 simple DIY projects
They are easy and most likely can be made from the items you already have at home.
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Step 1: Penny Bank From Junk
Open the can with a safety can opener.
Remove the food, take off the label and wash out the can.
Step 2: Penny Bank From Junk
Use a rotary tool to cut a hole in the lid.
Step 3: Penny Bank From Junk
Glue back the lid.
I used an epoxy glue.
Step 4: Penny Bank From Junk
Cover the can with a decorative paper.
Step 5: Fridge Magnet From a Glue Stick
Cut a piece of glue from a glue stick and put it in a silicone mold.
Step 6: Fridge Magnet From a Glue Stick
Stick it in the oven to melt the glue.
Step 7: Fridge Magnet From a Glue Stick
When the glue has melted, take out the mold and put something on top of the glue.
I put 4 x 20p coins.
Step 8: Fridge Magnet From a Glue Stick
Put more glue on top and take the mold back to the oven.
Step 9: Fridge Magnet From a Glue Stick
Put a magnet on top and let the glue cool down.
Step 10: Fridge Magnet From a Glue Stick
Remove your creation from the mold.
Now you have a custom fridge magnet.
You can use different color glue sticks for different effects.
Step 11: Turning Rubik's Cube
Take out the core from the clock.
Step 12: Turning Rubik's Cube
Cut off any knobs and switches, so you can put the core on the table with the battery side facing down.
Step 13: Turning Rubik's Cube
Get a Rubik's Cube or anything else (preferably light weigh)
Drill a hole in the center.
I actually did not drill a hole as there was one under the label.
I don't know if all the Rubik's Cubes have a hole in the center.
Step 14: Turning Rubik's Cube
Glue the hand from the seconds (s) in the center of the hole.
I also removed the hand as it was attached to a plastic pin.
I only needed the pin.
Step 15: Turning Rubik's Cube
To make sure the Rubik's Cube does not break the clock, make a support from a few washers.
Cube should not touch the washers.
Washers are only there to prevent accidental Rubik's Cube tilting.
For the lighter/smaller objects, the washers are not needed.
Step 16: Turning Rubik's Cube
Put the cube onto the core and put in the battery.
You have made a turning Rubik's Cube.