Craft & Design
Make Money — 3 1/4-cent lure

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Sometimes it costs more to buy it than to make it from the money itself.

$7.99

Store-bought fishing lure.

$1.04

Hook, hardware, solder, and 4 pennies.

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Tom Parker

Tom Parker is an author who lives in Ithaca, N.Y., and works for Cornell University. When he is not tinkering with junk, he's a flight instructor and flies a 1956 Cessna 180 bush plane.

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