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« Reply #10 on: May 31, 2007 09:36:16 PM »

Those look great! I tried this with an old 45 but it didn't turn out so well.

K-ritter, great idea to use epoxy! I never would have thought of that! Can I just pick it up at any home improvement store?
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« Reply #11 on: June 25, 2007 11:35:09 AM »

Where do you guys get your records? Huh

I want to try!

I bought mine at savers (I think...) otherwise most thrift stores have them.  I would also check garage sales this kind of year, you could find some pretty good deals.
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« Reply #12 on: August 17, 2007 09:19:47 PM »

You can always find them at the Salvation Army.  The one nearest me has a whole bin table with the books...
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« Reply #13 on: October 05, 2007 08:09:12 AM »

These bowls are great and can be decorated in many ways. Just keep one thing in mind - these records are plastic and the fume's released during the heating/melting process are toxic - so be sure to remove animals from the area and use ventilation!
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« Reply #14 on: October 05, 2007 08:13:31 AM »

i just saw in a magazine (for a crazy price) coasters made out of the center of records it looks like they just cut around the middle.

I couldn't think of what would safely cut a record though or where to ask except maybe here......
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« Reply #15 on: October 05, 2007 09:09:02 PM »

I couldn't think of what would safely cut a record though or where to ask except maybe here......

It is called a hole saw - it is a tube (like an open tuna fish can with teeth) that attaches to a drill motor.  This book has the instructions (I checked it out of my local library)

http://www.amazon.com/Kitschy-Crafts-Celebration-Overlooked-20th-Century/dp/1402717547/ref=sr_1_1/105-8410311-4340417?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1191643599&sr=8-1
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« Reply #16 on: November 01, 2007 03:03:45 PM »

You know, I've seen these around since the dawn of time, and never really was that excited by them.  I have PLENTY of containers.

BUT not enough flower pots.  I think a record bowl would be GREAT as a flower pot, and even has a built in drain.

I think I might try it.  I've picked up some really unloved records from thrift stores here and there.  hella scratched. 

i close with a plea: please make sure your records aren't worth anything.  I'd hate to see a melted kraftwerk record!  I think it would break my heart.
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« Reply #17 on: May 26, 2008 12:31:52 PM »

I want to try this technique, Ive seen these bowl in some shops and I love it!!
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« Reply #18 on: July 14, 2008 09:42:32 PM »

i have really been wanting to try these!
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« Reply #19 on: July 16, 2008 02:06:00 AM »

I have a couple of these to keep keys ect instead of constantly loosing them, but I can't wait to hear about the bowls as flower pots. That would look awsome!
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