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A Windmill made from Reflective Plastic Sheets

A Windmill made from Reflective Plastic Sheets

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The windmill consists of four sails made from reflective plastic using a template. Each sail is secured in the middle with an eyelet and a stub wire and then the windmill is then attached to a flower stick using cloth tape.

Guide step 1
1.
Print the template which is available as a separate PDF file for this idea. Cut it out, and draw the parts onto a reflective plastic sheet. Cut out the parts. Make a hole in the middle of the circular piece.
Guide step 2
2.
Use revolving hole punch pliers to make a hole in the middle of the square.
Guide step 3
3.
Place the circle on top of the square and use an eyelet setter for attaching an eyelet in the middle – through the two holes.
Guide step 4
4.
Cut towards the circle from each of the four corners.
Guide step 5
5.
Make four holes with hole punch pliers – one in each left corner of each quarter.
Guide step 6
6.
Turn each quarter and assemble them in the holes with eyelets.
Guide step 7
7.
Use an eyelet setter for attaching the eyelet.
Guide step 8
8.
Attach the stub wire onto the flower stick using cloth tape. Let 10cm of the stub wire protrude.
Guide step 9
9.
Use round nose pliers for bending the protruding part of the stub wire downwards over the flower stick.
Guide step 10
10.
Thread two beads onto the stub wire and then put the windmill onto the stub wire. Finish with a bead and bend the stub wire.
Guide step 11
11.
Cut off the excess stub wire with side cutters.
Template
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