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« on: October 26, 2006 07:16:30 PM »

Hey ya'll I made these a while back and I decided to submit it to ready made mag. But I thought I'd let my peeps on craftster ...uh.. peep at it first.
 Below is a CU of the part hammered to the wall & the "instructions" I sent in. It's pretty simple. Hope you like.


Oh LP, LP, Lp's. How I miss thee. This Project is good for scratchy records, or LP's with a good lookin' label you find in the quarter bin. To make the mail slots you need records, nails, and a flame.  I reccomend you do this out side or at least with a mask on. Burning polyvinyl, -never good for the lungs.  I measured to about two thirds of the record, then I made my holes where where the nails will be. Have the LP about 3 inches above the nail holes for about a minute. Take a nail that's the size of the ones you'll use to hang these and open up the "hole"  by just gently pushing & spreading the polyvinyl.  Next step is bending the Lp to a 45 degree angle. in as much of a straight line as you can, bring the LP over the flame, (again about 3/4 inches above), and bring it back and forth over the flame, periodicly taking it off the flame and bending it till you've reached the desired degree. There you are. Hammer to wall, (carefully as usual) and let those bills pile up as per usual - but don't they look better now? "

okay so I put my own lil' voice in there. Hey tell Claire Bigbie that I finally sent something in. Unless of course I already sent this in before. I meant to, I just...can't remember. thanks
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« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2006 07:58:53 PM »

Those are adorable!  Granted, I love all things music oriented, but those are awesome!
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« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2006 06:54:32 AM »

Waaaah! These are too cool.  We so need some sort of basic filing thingy in our kitchen.  We have a piling system on the table right now, which isn't ideal  Roll Eyes

Thank you so much for such a fabby idea  Cheesy You may just have saved us from death by clutter - eek.
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« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2006 10:06:23 PM »

what a great idea!
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« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2009 12:26:41 PM »

I missed this the first time it came through...Thanks for the reminder on the other thread.
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« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2009 06:18:44 PM »

Looks like I just foind my next project! Thanks for the idea! I love it!!
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« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2009 01:52:56 PM »

I think I might yoink this idea and make some of these for my hubby since he's such a musician. Smiley (and not very organized...but I'm working on that. lol)

they are awesome, and oh so retro-chic.  Grin
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