Build Your Own Mini Disco Ball! Groovy!

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Introduction: Build Your Own Mini Disco Ball! Groovy!

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Here is a cheap way to build a mini disco ball and recycle those annoying AOL CD's at the same time! Watch my (Kipkay) video and see it all come together!


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Step 1: What You Need...

1. A bunch of useless internet CD's, like the AOL CD's you get in the mail.
2. A Small styrofoam ball
3. A glue gun and scissors
4. Fishing line or thread
5. A wooden skewer or coat hanger

Step 2: Say Bye Bye to the CD's...

Cut 'em up into small random square shapes...

Step 3: You Should Cut Up a Whole Lot...

Careful...these can be sharp...

Step 4: Putting It All Together...

Start hot glueing the pieces to the styrofoam ball. Work your way around until it is completely covered. Then using the skewer or coat hanger, run a hole through the middle, run some thread through the hole and either tie a big knot in the end or hot glue a button on the end. Hang it up and fire up your disco records! Have fun!

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    33 Discussions

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    hyperactiveguy

    No offense, but this is a sure sign that today's generation does not know about the past (what a shame!)...Do you know what an 8-track is, or what 45's and LP's are, or where the term "dialed" a number came from? If the answer to these questions is no, ask your parents or somebody older than you. That should clear up a lot of things.

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    mman1506
    mman1506

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    I DO I DO I DO!!! isn't that a accesorie for youre computer

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    necropolian
    necropolian

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    i know the LP and the dialed part and 45's. but i'm mostly interested in times long long ago (500 b.c to 1500 b.c.

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    james.mcglashan
    james.mcglashan

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    to reflect the laser to another wall sorry its a little split i forgot to add this

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    hyperactiveguy

    well you should have said so. that's easy, just get a few spotlights and an electric clock(attatch the disco ball to the second hand)

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    girrrrrrr2
    girrrrrrr2

    12 years ago on Introduction

    you do a great job at narrating your videos...almost like a professional person...

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    hyperactiveguy
    hyperactiveguy

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Kinda sounds like an infomercial...but not constantly saying BUY BUY BUY!!!

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    Neurotiker
    Neurotiker

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Nice idea. Sure it's tedious and time consuming, but you don't need extravagant utensils. I'm gonna give it a try.

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    srhadaham
    srhadaham

    11 years ago on Introduction

    go full size and leave the CD's whole. now that;s a big disco ball