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Lesson Plans

plastic box

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Wed, 1 Sep 1999 00:07:03 EDT

One of my students wants to make a plastic box for her art tools. I told her
yall might have some ideas. She could purchase a sheet of Plexiglas-type
material, and we could cut it to the right size and shapes for the sides and
lid, but how could she join the sides? With an adhesive? Some kind of tape? I
suppose hinges could be used for opening the lid?

Also, she will be making it look like stained glass. Perhaps using silver or
gold car pin-striping tape for the inside leading, and colored plastic
sheets. Any other ideas for that kind of effect? Perhaps paints that work
very well on Plexiglas and give a transparent look?

Thanks much,
Karla in Arkansas

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