Floss Pick Ninja Star

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Introduction: Floss Pick Ninja Star

One of the most under appreciated items that hide in my bathroom closet are floss picks. Finding a bag with a few unused picks (they only looked unused, but I was not sure...) I played around with them and created a star out of them. I only had six of them, but a bigger star can easily be made. This can be made as a nice decoration, a potential weapon, or used to create a minty air while you work. It's simple to make in a few minutes, so plenty can be made to bring new purpose to floss picks!

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    20 Discussions

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    bubuanateor226
    bubuanateor226

    5 months ago

    this Is one of the best ones that I have made

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    lmc20130062
    lmc20130062

    Question 2 years ago

    Why can’t I do it?

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    yodog1645
    yodog1645

    4 years ago

    loved this instructable thanks for sharing

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    l8nite
    l8nite

    8 years ago on Introduction

    they do look really cool, what happens when you throw them ? maybe a dab of epoxy at each intersection would make it stronger.

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    recklesskiba
    recklesskiba

    8 years ago on Introduction

    should make a bigger one with wood and rope and then paint it or something. almost like a ninja coat of arms eh?

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    AngryRedhead
    AngryRedhead

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    You should totally rename this for random-horrible-film-knowledge posterity!

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    username252
    username252

    8 years ago on Introduction

    I like how everyone likes this so far, so please vote for me in the Bathroom Challenge!

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    nachozombie
    nachozombie

    8 years ago on Introduction

    can you try to 'sharpen' the blade cuz everytime i try, the floss picks break :/

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    username252
    username252

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    There are many types of floss picks, so your star could be made differently. I suggest try using more picks in your star if you can't get a good fit all the way. Sharpening the pick end could help to bend them more easily, so try experimenting.

    Hope this helps!

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    mischka
    mischka

    8 years ago on Introduction

    Loving that! I have a couple of those picks around in my bathroom. because I never use them I have to try this. I would spray it with black or argentine color. Would look like a really ninja star.

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    username252
    username252

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Have fun then! The amount of picks you have to use can vary depending on what kind of shape they're in. Thanks for you comment!

    This is the epitome of the boredness-resulting-in-productivity that I enjoy. I love it!!! Keep it up, man!

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    pandadude
    pandadude

    8 years ago on Introduction

    Pretty cool. It reminds of the paper ninja stars that my friend used to make.

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    poofrabbit
    poofrabbit

    8 years ago on Introduction

    Oh my gosh this is really neat! It really transforms the look of the floss picks! Very very cool!