By Peter Manchester
From the times while proto-humans lashed animal jawbones to sticks and whacked wildebeest-poop slapshots in Olduvai enviornment to contemporary super-high-tech computer-assisted extravaganzas, one derivative of the hockey video game has long past left out and untapped. formerly . . . In 50 issues to Make with a damaged Hockey Stick, Peter Manchester transforms the soreness of a fractured stick into the joys of production. directions and specific cartoons express woodworkers of all skills easy methods to model goods for outdoor, goods for interior, and goods with none function in any respect. No basement artiste will ever throw away a damaged hockey stick back. the completed initiatives will satisfaction neighbors and win the glory of detractors, even these within the maker's personal loved ones. utilizing damaged hockey sticks as tomato stakes is effortless in comparison with crafting a jogging Stick or a Piñata Stick. yet Manchester is going a long way past creating a stick out of a stick; his innovations surround the complete capability of this unfastened and...
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Additional info for 50 Things to Make with a Broken Hockey Stick
The actual formulas used to figure out lengths and angles involves math and symbols that are so confusing I thought I was looking at a handbook dropped from a UFO. ” The next problem is how to connect these sticks, and because the sticks come into many of the junctions from five different directions, the unions require a lot of fidgeting. Modern technology has come to the rescue, however: use duct tape. Sources can be found for manufactured connectors if you want a more permanent structure — first, remember that the length of the arms of the connectors will affect the total length of the struts.
Press an old piece of leather into the clay, then gently remove it, leaving a realistic semblance of distressed skin. Now, make a plaster of Paris mold. Find a box slightly larger than the feet and put them sole-side up in the bottom. Brush them with liquid dishwashing soap to prevent the clay from binding with the plaster. Mix up the plaster and pour it over the clay feet. Shake the mold gently to reduce bubbles in the plaster. Let it harden. While it is setting, clean up. Don’t be a duffus and pour left-over plaster down the drain.
Thanks to an accident of parallel evolution, this walking stick may also be used as a remote TV channel changer. It operates from any distance equal to the combined length of your arm and the stick and requires no batteries. It is strongly suggested that you change channels with a neutral disposition, as emotions and buttons seem to have an unsuccessful relationship and you might omit the screw on the end. This channel changer is way harder to lose than those darned little hand-held gizmos, but when the kids start fighting over it, your housewares should start getting nervous.
50 Things to Make with a Broken Hockey Stick by Peter Manchester