Every morning billions of people wake up, get dressed, and eat cereal. Hundreds of thousands of these people also like to do puzzles and crosswords in the newspaper as they eat their breakfast. In the 21st century, people no longer have to hold both a spoon and a pen. Now they can use the official Newspaper Puzzle Spoon to both eat cereal and do the puzzles in the morning with one hand!
Here is a very simple guide on how you can make your own very special Newspaper Puzzle Spoon.
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Step 1: Gather the Materials
Gather the following materials...
-Pen (any kind will do)
-Pencil grip (unless the pen already has one)
Step 2: Disassemble the Pen
The second step is to disassemble the pen. You must remove the ink cartridge, the top of the pen (as shown in the picture) and the grip, if there is one. Everything else can be set aside, for it will not be needed during the construction of the spoon.
Step 3: Assembling Basic Structure
Now you must assemble the basic Newspaper Puzzle Spoon structure. First, take your ink cartridge, and put it into the top of the pen. Next, you must align the pen on the back of the spoon as displayed in the first two pictures below.
Now, slide the grip over the end of the spoon and bring it down, over the spoon and the top of the pen. See the third and fourth picture below. Be careful when sliding the grip over the spoon and the top of the pen. Too much stretching will cause the grip to rip and become unusable.
Step 4: Finishing Up the Spoon
Now that this is done, we can now finish up the spoon. Cut the ink cartridge if it is a little to long (You don't want the ink cartridge in your mouth, now do you?), but do not cut it up to short, or ink might leak from the cartridge later. Now Use the duct tape and wrap it carefully around the spoon and ink cartridge. Make sure that the tape covers every opening so the ink cartridge is completely covered.
Step 5: Final Step
Your spoon is now ready for use. Pour out your favorite brand of cereal, pour some milk, prepare the Sodoku or Crossword puzzle, and relax.
Disclaimer: The Newspaper Puzzle Pen should not be washed in a dishwasher and should be hand washed only. Any damage to people or property is in no way the fault of the creator of this Instructable.
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