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About: Welcome to Verticees Papercraft. I am specialized in paper model design. You can view all my work at my website: cartesiadesign.com, or at my Etsy shop, www.etsy.com/shop/Verticees. Thanks for viewing!

Due to a lack of relevancy/old age, the following work: "How to make the Tumble Bean!" was deleted. I apologize for the inconvenience. If you wish to see current works by Verticees, please visit www.verticees.com.

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    World1

    3 years ago

    I have many of these but this is a very nice way for making the tumble bean very nice thanks

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    messmaker123

    5 years ago

    Nice instructable. The toy capsule in a kinder surprise works very well also!

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    Verticeesmessmaker123

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Hey thats a good idea! Unfortunately, they don't sell kinders here (I haven't seen them anywhere close by). Thanks for the idea though!

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    joen

    6 years ago on Introduction

    I wonder if it would make sense to paint the inside of the capsules so that the plastic would protect the paint. I also wonder if it would work with medicine capsules and BB shot.


    Then you could have a bunch of them going all over the place.

    Lots of fun ideas popping out of this.

    Great instructable!

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    Verticeesjoen

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    Hi joen,
    I'm so glad you enjoyed my instructable!!
    Painting the inside is a great idea, but it might be hard to sand the inside of the capsules. Of course, you could use spray paint.
    Medicine capsules and BB shot might work as well, but unfortunately I can't test that.
    If anyone tries that, please let me know the results!

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    lukishVerticees

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    I tried it a few years ago and it does work. The only problem is that it isn't very durable and can't get wet.

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    Verticeeslukish

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks so much for trying it out! I had no idea what the results would be like (since I don't have any BB shot at the moment).

    Thanks again!

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    Verticees

    6 years ago on Introduction

    Hi Everyone,
    If you liked this Instructable, don't forget to vote for it!
    Also, please leave comments and suggestions!
    Thank you!

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    Verticeeskiller646

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    Steel Balls (sometimes called ball bearings) are easy to find. You can get them in a package of Magnetix (a magnetic construction toy that requires those metal balls for joints).
    You can also by a steel ball here for $0.55
    http://www.kjmagnetics.com/proddetail.asp?prod=NSBA
    Of course, you could try using other materials (although steel works the best) to act as a weight inside the capsule, as long as they are spherical.