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Dan Kucan's Bejeweled Garden Fence

Dan Kucan shows off this sparkly DIY that uses Forstner bits!

Materials:

  • Fence
  • Transparent Glass Marbles (various sizes)
  • Drill
  • Circular File

Directions:

  1. Drill hole – Use a Forstner Bit slightly smaller than marble
  2. Push marble into place
  3. If hole is too small use circular file to gently widen it.
  4. Repeat

TIPS:

  1. A Forstner bit will create a perfect hole
  2. Sets of Forstner bits come in various sizes for around $20
  3. Find Forstner bits online or at any hardware dept.
  4. Find round files at any hardware store
  5. A flat/curve file assortment costs around $10
  6. Use transparent glass marbles for best lighting effect
  7. Drill a hole slightly smaller than your marble using a Forstner Bit
  8. Press marble into hole until it is flush with front side
  9. If hole is too small, gently widen using a circular file
  10. Be careful not to over file or marble will fall out.

Marble resources:

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=Marbles&_sacat=0

https://www.moonmarble.com/p-821-assorted-super-jumbos.aspx

http://www.amazon.com/MARBLEWORKS%C2%AE-Marbles-by-Discovery-Toys/dp/B00ITVE62U/ref=sr_1_3?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1433373237&sr=1-3&keywords=marbles+in+bulk

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