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Topic: What to do with old markers? Weave a jar! (Short tute)  (Read 14713 times)
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« Reply #10 on: March 10, 2011 08:03:45 AM »

Hmm... I have tons of old, unusable markers and tons of ribbon...

I wonder if, once the markers have been woven together, if pouring something into the base to 'cement' them in place would make it stronger? Maybe some kind of plaster or resin?

I'm on vacation this week, so I'll be trying this, although I don't have anything the try the pouring into the base thing... the only change I think I'll make is to leave the caps off the markers so we can see the tips.

Thanks for the idea!

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« Reply #11 on: March 19, 2011 01:41:37 AM »

this would use up the dry ones Smiley

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« Reply #12 on: July 05, 2011 07:22:37 PM »

I have so many pencils I will have to try this

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« Reply #13 on: July 05, 2011 08:04:08 PM »

That is awesome.  My mom is a sunday school teacher and is always having to go through her markers to find the dried out ones.  I'll have to tell her to keep them so I can make that. 
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« Reply #14 on: September 17, 2011 03:04:07 PM »

awesome idea!!! love it! Grin

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« Reply #15 on: March 29, 2012 02:52:34 PM »

A-mazing! i was just thinking about what to do with old markers


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