Scouts-L Mail Archive for June of 1999: Re: What To Do With Old CDs?
Re: What To Do With Old CDs?
Mark W Arend
Sat, 26 Jun 1999 20:50:51 -0500
At a conference once I saw a large mobile made of several hundred of them
hung from the ceiling.
On Fri, 25 Jun 1999 22:48:24 -0400 Michael Bowman <mfbowman@USSCOUTS.ORG>
>Anymore it seems that just about every week somebody sends a new CD
>newspaper, magazine, or the mail. If you are one of those folks that
>to get a bunch of them, don't toss 'em. Save 'em. What great stuff
>things with. At many craft stores you can by a clock movement that
>right in the hole in the center. Paint a few numbers on the shiney
>you've got a fairly inexpensive clock.
>Save a bunch of them and towards the year end holiday season you can
>glue them together to form a triangle with about five or six across at
>bottom. Insert flashing holiday lights and you have an instant
>with the shiny CD surface acting as a big reflector. Great gift item
>give from a den to a retirement home or to add to a church's festive
>On the other hand if you have loads of them, you could do three of
>make a pyramid with flashing lights on all three sides. Don't know
>you'd use if for, but I suspect somebody imaginiative can come up with
>Glue a couple dozen together. Sit it on the floor and insert a six
>dowel rod in the hole. Instant flag stand for a skinny flagpole -
>about right for a homemade den flag or may be a sign that you use at
>Use 'em for a set of trail markers or orienteering checkpoints -
>and reusable. Just paint them different colors. Collect them when you
>done and use again.
>Quick game - have a rolling contest to see who can roll one the
>:-) Was just in one of those recycling moods. :-)
>Mike Bowman, Vice President
>U.S. Scouting Service Project, Inc.
Mark W. Arend
Scoutmaster, Troop 736
Beaver Dam, Wisc.