By Peter Manchester
From the times whilst proto-humans lashed animal jawbones to sticks and whacked wildebeest-poop slapshots in Olduvai area to latest super-high-tech computer-assisted extravaganzas, one derivative of the hockey online game has long past overlooked and untapped. earlier . . . In 50 issues to Make with a damaged Hockey Stick, Peter Manchester transforms the suffering of a fractured stick into the fun of construction. directions and specific cartoons exhibit woodworkers of all talents how one can type goods for open air, goods for interior, and goods with none goal in any respect. No basement artiste will ever throw away a damaged hockey stick back. the completed tasks will pride associates and win the honor of detractors, even these within the maker's personal loved ones. utilizing damaged hockey sticks as tomato stakes is hassle-free in comparison with crafting a strolling Stick or a Piñata Stick. yet Manchester is going a ways past creating a stick out of a stick; his innovations surround the complete strength of this unfastened and...
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13. Book Ends You might be using your bookshelf for other things besides books: a place to organize your eight-track tapes or the Mullet Cards from your Hockey Haircut Hall of Fame collection. But a lovely pair of hand-made bookends will display your books vertically so that you have to crane your neck and tilt your head to see the titles. Once you’ve made the basic bookends, you can customize them with flourishes that speak of your individuality, your creativity, your maniacal obsessions. Since wood does not break in a straight line, you will need to cut some sticks into similar lengths.
You need four blades of identical size and shape, or at least blades that have been modified so that they rest flat on the floor and the stand is level. This quilt stand could be an heirloom or a hairball — your craftsmanship will decide. 19. Wind Block This project is a real no-brainer. You’ll need five broken hockey sticks at least 40" long, some scrap pieces for stakes, and three yards of fabric. Choose a distinctive design that symbolizes your nature, your taste, and your love of hockey. Not only will this device protect you from blowing sand, but by displaying the fact that you own five busted hockey sticks, it will keep away the beach bullies, too.
Drive the screw through one end of the bar, making sure it protrudes far enough to slip into the hole you drilled in the bracket. Cut a notch into the other arm of the bracket so that the paper holder falls easily and securely into place. Some toilet paper rolls are bigger than others, so give yourself one and a half times the radius of a new roll for proper clearance. And since we’re in the neighbourhood, how about ensuring your privacy in the privy with a lovely hand-crafted Witty Hockey Themed Bathroom Occupancy Designator, or WHTBOD?
50 Things to Make with a Broken Hockey Stick by Peter Manchester