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  • nheddle commented on goaly's instructable Building a Ship in a Bottle.7 weeks ago
    Building a Ship in a Bottle.

    bamboo is not a good choice, it is hard to shape and it splits

    A hardware store would have the Dremel tool that you would use to drill small holes and sanding. Get a set of small drills (size 70-75) and sanding drums there also. Dowels for masts try a craft store or hardware store. To cut the shape of the hull either whittle (exacto knife) it down or use a rough grade sanding drum or coping saw for rough shape. . Needles and thread from a sewing/ material store. .beading needles are best because the head is small and the smaller the hole drilled through the dowels the better. I get my wood from old furniture but craft stores would have that instead. Use regular copy paper for sails. Bottles can come from anywhere but you want one that has a hole big enough to pass the parts and the diameter big enough for the height of the ship.You can make t...

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    A hardware store would have the Dremel tool that you would use to drill small holes and sanding. Get a set of small drills (size 70-75) and sanding drums there also. Dowels for masts try a craft store or hardware store. To cut the shape of the hull either whittle (exacto knife) it down or use a rough grade sanding drum or coping saw for rough shape. . Needles and thread from a sewing/ material store. .beading needles are best because the head is small and the smaller the hole drilled through the dowels the better. I get my wood from old furniture but craft stores would have that instead. Use regular copy paper for sails. Bottles can come from anywhere but you want one that has a hole big enough to pass the parts and the diameter big enough for the height of the ship.You can make tools from wire coat hangers bent to have hooks to help you straighten thinks when you put it in. The best way to get started though is to go to the library and search for a book on ships in bottles because they go into all the details on supplies.

    put strips of wood in the bottle. You can tape them together and unfold once in the bottle, tape side down

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  • How to Open a Light Bulb Without Breaking It

    I use these to put ships in. Since I want an opening as large as possible, I use a Dremel saw disc and cut the screw portion just below the attachment point, then use a bulb base from a broken bulb.

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  • nheddle commented on elewis03's instructable How to Make Comic Book Shoes1 year ago
    How to Make Comic Book Shoes

    You can make Mod Podge by mixing 2 parts white school glue with 1 part water

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  • nheddle commented on waylightcreate's instructable Make the Stargazer Viking Chair2 years ago
    Make the Stargazer Viking Chair

    My bad I miss read and thought there were two 40'', not one

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  • nheddle commented on waylightcreate's instructable Make the Stargazer Viking Chair2 years ago
    Make the Stargazer Viking Chair

    You said you make it from two 8 foot lenght pieces but 8 feet is 96 inches, not 100

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  • nheddle commented on waylightcreate's instructable Make the Stargazer Viking Chair2 years ago
    Make the Stargazer Viking Chair

    46+14+40=100 so which dimension is wrong

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