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« on: August 04, 2010 07:49:45 AM »

It's that time of year again... Back to school... I know some schools have already started and others have a few more weeks.  To help get ready, I thought I'd share these two paper pencil holders.  They actually use these everyday as they hold pens and pencils on my desk. 


This one is my favorite, but it's a little tricky to make.  It's surprisingly stable considering it's just office paper.  I suppose card stock would be better. 


This one is a little wobbly unless you alternate the directions of the pencils it's holding - i.e. they need to criss-cross each other.

If you're interested in making these...
- here's a video that shows how to make the 2 cup pencil holder
- here's a video that shows how to make the single cup pencil holder

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« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2010 08:34:37 AM »

These are so interesting! What a great idea!  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2010 08:07:14 PM »

This is completely me geeking out - but - you could totally paint those to be warp pipes from Super Mario Cheesy  Awesome!
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« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2010 01:23:07 PM »

This is completely me geeking out - but - you could totally paint those to be warp pipes from Super Mario Cheesy  Awesome!

lol... good idea... or you could use green paper to start.   Wink
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