Wingnut Pencil

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Project by Jason Leo posted 11-30-2015 01:40 PM 808 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a fun way to use my new Beall threader. My son is in grade one, and since he’s used to being outside nine hours a day the transition to sitting in school has been a challenge. The teacher said he’s constantly moving, and thankfully she is open to ideas to occupy his hands. I’m hoping this pencil topper will help.


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#1 posted 11-30-2015 01:45 PM

Excellent and unique idea and awesome execution.

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#2 posted 11-30-2015 01:57 PM

Those crazy little people have so much energy. Nice idea and well done, looks like a fun thing to tinker with while you listen to miss Beasley drone on about the letter “R”. Cheer up bucko, summer will come again.

-- Brian Noel

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#3 posted 11-30-2015 02:15 PM

Looks like a good job with the threader. If the teacher don’t mind then by all means send it to school with your son.

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#4 posted 11-30-2015 07:29 PM

Very neat idea!!


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#5 posted 11-30-2015 09:49 PM

Yeah, that will keep him occupied … for about TEN MINUTES !!

THEN what? LOL

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#6 posted 11-30-2015 09:58 PM

That’s very creative.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 11-30-2015 10:22 PM

Yeah I’m sure I’ll have to keep adding to keep it interesting.


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#8 posted 12-01-2015 03:06 AM

Now you will have to make 30-100 more for all the parents wanting them as well. LOL

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#9 posted 12-01-2015 03:27 AM

I know. I think it’s interesting that you can make a basic object out of wood, and people want to touch it. It seems like metal and plastic don’t have quite the same effect.


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