|Before: Game piece|
The game pieces are colorful, in good shape and light weight. Clearly, these game pieces were destined to become earrings.
|After: Earrings by GeltDesigns.co|
2 game pieces
2 small screw eyes
2 ear wire findings
Flex shaft, Dremel or drill press
Size 58 drill bit
Parallel pliers or chain nose pliers
Clean the game pieces.
Mark the game pieces with an indentation where you want to insert the screw eye. You can use the sharp end of the screw eye to mark the plastic or use a center punch. The indentation will prevent the drill bit from slipping when you drill the game piece.
Drill a hole in the game piece where you placed the mark.The hole should be smaller and less deep than the length of the screw eye.
|Tighten the screw eye|
Screw the screw eye into the hole until all you can see is the eye. Hint: it may be easier to hold the screw eye in one place with parallel pliers or chain nose pliers and turn the plastic toy when inserting the screw eye.
Make or select an ear wire. Attach the finding.
Repeat to create second earring.
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Day 65. Month 3. Jewelry from Found Objects. $ spent to date: 0
Found materials: screw eyes, game pieces
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