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« on: August 09, 2004 07:07:57 PM »

ya know those magnets that are wicked cool but cost like 12 for  8 or somthing? here:

needed:
plain circle magnets ex: http://www.herbach.com/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/b2-003.jpg
half marble (clear color probably works best)
magazine
hot glue gun

so first you outline the picture in the magazine with the magnet circle and cut it out. then glue it to the magnet and and glue the half marble to the picture side of the magnet. its wicked cool and so much cheaper then buying them in some gift shop. actually speaking of gift shops they make wicked awesome gifts if you put them in an altoid tin or somthing. just a wicked neat project. http://www3.telus.net/~cblake1/going_domestic/Pear_Magnet.jpg
the site i first learned about this i have lost. which sucks because they had some other really nifty stuff.
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« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2004 04:36:50 AM »

thanks for the tutorial, here's a really long thread on the same topic:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?board=14;action=display;threadid=360
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« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2004 09:24:49 AM »

you can also stick a thumbtack instead of a magnet on the back and have a slew of fab pushpins for your home or office!
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