Cork And Bike Chain Coaster For Dad
Make a Cork And Bike Chain Coaster For Dad on Father’s Day. Lots of teens are handy with tools and this would be a good project for them to make that Dad would really appreciate. Really appropriate for the Dad who is into cycling. It will be a real conversation piece. This would also be a good project for Dad to do with you. You could set the gift up as a kit for him to open on Father’s Day.
Aleene's Ultimate Multi-Surface Adhesive
6x6" cork squares
Bike chain link-cutting tool
Round Bottom Container for Circle
Before you begin you will need a pattern to create your coaster circle. We suggest creating one from cardboard or foam, then wrapping your chain around to make sure it fits before you start your project and cut any cork or chain.
Trace your circles onto the cork. We were able to get two coaster designs up on one 6x6" square.
Cut out your circle design with your scissors.
Wrap your chain around to make sure it correctly fits and to also measure where you will be cutting your chain.
Use your bike chain cutting tool to remove your chain link.
Add a string of Aleene's Ultimate Adhesive around the entire circumference of the cork circle. Let the glue set for 2 minutes before applying chain.
Wrap chain around edge of cork. The chain should grip nicely to the cork material.
Clasp the two open chain links together to close your design. Set aside to let fully dry.
The supplies listed should be enough for four coasters.
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