Hanging Votive Globes

They look great outdoors (the globe keeps the wind from blowing out the flame) and nice indoors, too (who doesn’t like hanging candles?), and if you can squeeze a pair of needlenose pliers and string a bead, you’re almost there. Read more »

Metal Parts from Papercraft Molds

This project began when I read the following entry [#274] in Volume 1 of Popular Mechanics’ 1913 The Boy Mechanic: The round lead weight for shot-putting or hammer throwing can be cast in a hollow cardboard or pressed-paper ball, sold in department and toy stores for 10 cents. Cut a... Read more »