Re: Film Can Neckerchief Slides
Alan Houser (troop24@EMF.NET)
Mon, 15 Sep 1997 14:33:53 -0700
Lawrence E. Faust <lfaust@ATLANTIC.NET> wrote:
> I'd like to have my Cubs make simple film can neckerchief slides for their
>next Den activity. We've got a large bag full of discarded plastic film cans
>(hey, they TOLD me that I could go through the "recycling" bin behind the
>Photo counter at the local drug store).
> Sounds simple....heck, IS simple. Plastic film can and leather/plastic
>loop. My quandaries are 1) a durable way of fastening Part A (the film can)
>to Part B (the loop), and 2) the best material to use for the loop.
> For #1, epoxy, rivets, staples. Right now, I'm leaning toward the staple
>gun (heavy duty staples) method.
> For #2, leather or vinyl seems good to me.
> N/C slides are such simple projects that you'd think there'd be info on the
>web. Couldn't find any.
We used pipe cleaners for the loop, and used a paper hole punch (the hand
held kind) to punch two holes in the film cannister.
The larger "craft" pipe cleaners work best, but once, in a pinch, we used
regular ones (two or three twisted together).
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