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Project by ShopTeacher posted 08-13-2010 05:20 AM 2303 views 8 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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As a shop teacher, I like to create fun cheap projects that are simple to make. One of the most popular projects is a boomerang. I have seen many different ways to make a boomerang. I like this type because it is easy to throw and doesn’t need as much space. While I was at Home Depot I noticed that the 5 gallon paint sticks were the perfect size to make a boomerang with. This made my job easy because I didn’t need to cut out all the blanks for the students and most stores will give me the sticks for free. When they are finished it is hard to tell that they are just paint sticks. I just started a YouTube channel that showes a video how to make a boomerang. I put the video on my blog or you can look at my youtube channel

-- Remember...craftsmanship, not crapmanship.

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#1 posted 08-13-2010 05:48 AM

Very cool! Love your sig line….

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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#2 posted 08-13-2010 05:58 AM

Neat idea. So what’s the youtube link?

-- I don't make mistakes, only design

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#3 posted 08-13-2010 11:17 AM

We want the youtube link!!!
Really nice, I’m sure the students love it.

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect.

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#4 posted 08-13-2010 03:58 PM

Hummm cheap and no need to cut the blanks…. I LOVE IT. lol I also want the youtube link.

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#5 posted 08-13-2010 05:13 PM

Very cool! I love to throw a boomerang. This reminds me that I need to make one.


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#6 posted 08-13-2010 06:19 PM

I put the how to video on my blog. This is the link to my YouTube channel.

-- Remember...craftsmanship, not crapmanship.

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