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Published

Time
Time:8h00
Difficulty
Pretty Easy

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, , Puerto Rico
2010
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Recycle your phonebook

Do you have an old dusty phonebook and are thinking of throwing it away well dont insted make a pencil holder with it. Oh I was not sure about the time because it took 3 hours to dry the first time and 3 more the second time.

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  1. How to make a pencil pot. Phonebook Pencil Holder - Step 1 1

    First gather your materials like you see here.

  2. How to make a pencil pot. Phonebook Pencil Holder - Step 2 2

    Second trace a line by the very half of the phonebook and start to cut taking 10 pages at a time do this as straight and even that you can. Well I lost my patience and I used a cutting blade jajaja,dont do this it wont work as well. Well it might work for you.

  3. How to make a pencil pot. Phonebook Pencil Holder - Step 3 3

    See the picture I had a hard time and my daughter help lol.

  4. How to make a pencil pot. Phonebook Pencil Holder - Step 4 4

    Third divide your already cut phonebook in to five equal parts use clothespins.

  5. How to make a pencil pot. Phonebook Pencil Holder - Step 5 5

    Fourth glue a pencil to the spine of the book like you see here. As you can see my glue gun that was in first step was misbehaving and I had touse my wife´s pink gun lol.

  6. How to make a pencil pot. Phonebook Pencil Holder - Step 6 6

    Now fold backwards to glue in place.

  7. How to make a pencil pot. Phonebook Pencil Holder - Step 7 7

    Fifth glue the edge of the pages and fold inwards to make a petal shape.
    Put clothespins to hold in place.

  8. How to make a pencil pot. Phonebook Pencil Holder - Step 8 8

    After that glue a little more higher and use another clothespin.

  9. How to make a pencil pot. Phonebook Pencil Holder - Step 9 9

    This is what it looks like ugly right lol.
    Let it completly dry before the next step.




  10. How to make a pencil pot. Phonebook Pencil Holder - Step 10 10

    Here it is dry.

  11. How to make a pencil pot. Phonebook Pencil Holder - Step 11 11

    Six get a cardboard or an old box like I did and trace the shape of the
    pencil holder.

  12. How to make a pencil pot. Phonebook Pencil Holder - Step 12 12

    See thats the shape.

  13. How to make a pencil pot. Phonebook Pencil Holder - Step 13 13

    Seven cut your shape lol like you didn't know that.

  14. How to make a pencil pot. Phonebook Pencil Holder - Step 14 14

    Eight glue the cardboard to the bottom of the pencil holder.
    And let it dry.

  15. How to make a pencil pot. Phonebook Pencil Holder - Step 15 15

    You are done this is what it looks like you can leave it like this or
    paint and decorate it.

    Put your pencils or stuff in it.

  16. How to make a pencil pot. Phonebook Pencil Holder - Step 16 16

    I painted mine.

  17. How to make a pencil pot. Phonebook Pencil Holder - Step 17 17

    My finished work.
    Now let me see your version.

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