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Project by clieb91 posted 744 days ago 1169 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Something very simple but will make a little girl very happy. We started teaching my young daughter how to play card games last night and started with Go Fish. She of course had some issues holding all of her cards and keeping them organized. So I fashioned this last night and this morning.
I actually cut the CD with my chop saw then glued together with a piece of foam in between, the base was made with a scrap of alder. I was able to iron on the decorations. I used soy varnish to seal it all up. Should be dry enough for her to look at by the time rest time is over. :)


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#1 posted 744 days ago

That’s a GREAT idea! Somthing so simple yet so useful. I like it! Is that the 1 or 2mm soft foam sold at Michaels and other craft stores? It would be nice to see the side view. Very cool “tool”!

-- You don't have a custom made heirloom fly fishing Net?

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#2 posted 744 days ago

Greg, I tried to take a side view pic and it really does not work very well. It is a 2mm foam sheet and I used spray adhesive to attach it to the back disk. After giving that time to dry I actually used Liquid Nail to attach the front disk just spreading it around the hole at the bottom so the entire fan can be used. I added some weight to it and let it dry overnight.

She just woke up and is quite happy with it and wants to play a game this evening.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#3 posted 744 days ago

Nice ingenious aid. Great design.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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Tom Godfrey

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#4 posted 743 days ago

Neat idea. It’s hard to believe all the idea’s that comes from members of LJ. Know your daughter will be happy.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (

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#5 posted 739 days ago

What a neat idea…

-- If you want it and it's within reason... It's on it's way!

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#6 posted 486 days ago

Nice Dad :)

-- Liggy, at

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