this is a really handy pencil case, and look cool too.
Step 1: WHAT YOU NEED
_thread and needle
_a flat piece of wood
Step 2: CUT INNER TUBE
cut inner tube in stripe, they can also be of different width
Step 3: MAKE WEAVING
THE NAILS SHOULD NOT BE DEEP
_nail the first 2 strips (one perpendicular to the other) to the piece of wood(photo1);
_nail a third strip on top of the first strip, and then one under , nail them(photo2,3);do it until it will be wide enough for your need;
_nail a perpendicular strip, woven to the strip you put before,and nail it (photo4);
_keep going until desired area.
Step 4: TAPE IT
remove nails gently and place small pieces of tape, do few nail at a time, and place immediately the tape or will undo the weaving.
Step 5: CUT LEFT OVER
cut away piece that stick out, so you will have a nice outline
Step 6: SEW
sew all along the outlines, by hand or by sewing machine ( see my instructable"tips to sewing bike innertube)
Step 7: PLACE PENCILS
now you just have to place pencil in your pencil case: just insert the pencil in the middle under a strip (in one or two)
Step 8: MAKE THINGS
you re done, whit this method you can make many cool things!
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