Gift Project These Little Magnets Are Quick And Easy To Make Very Functional And Will Be Used For Years As Gifts They Will Remind Your Friends And Family About You Each And Every Day
Gift project these little magnets are quick and easy to make very functional and will be used for years as gifts they will remind your friends and family about you each and every day is post about Magazine bookmarked by francis with ID 11382937477 was uploaded on 11-03-2019 and has been viewed 316,080 times.
Decorative Fridge Magnets INFO: DIFFICULTY - 1/5, LENGTH/TIME - 2/5, COST - 1/5 I waste very little in my shop.As a result I have a lot of little scraps in bins and bags just waiting for their time in the spotlight.
Some of those diamonds in the rough became decorative magnets.I just happen to have a 2" hole-saw, which determined the size of my magnets, but you could easily make a set of magnets with hole-saws of different diameter.
I was able to get a 1/4" diameter by 1/10" thick rare earth magnet, with a 2.5 lb.strength from Lee Valley, though I'm sure other hardware stores or craft outlets may have something too.Rip stock to thicknessNow I just had to work out the details.
If the magnet was 1/10" thick I thought my blanks should be about 1/4" thick.I set the bandsaw to rip my scraps to 5/16" leaving me 1/16" to remove any roughness during sanding.Use push sticks for this operation, as this is far too close for comfort.
It's also easiest to rip long pieces of stock to width, rather than shorter pieces, even if you only want to make one or two decorative magnets.I then clamp the...