Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Flower Press

Materials List

    4 bolts #8/32 x 1 1/2" Machine screws, zinc
    4 wing nuts #8
    8 washers
    2 pieces of pegboard masonite (You can substitute masonite sheet without holes. Or you can use 1x10 pine board. Clamp the 2 pieces of wood together. Then parents will drill holes through both pieces in each comer. They will then be lined up. Mark one corner on each sheet so that matching up the corners is easy. If you use the thicker, you will need 3" bolts.)
    Construction Paper
    C Clamps

1. Cut a square of pegboard masonite 8 inches by 8 inches. Be sure that each comer has a hole for the bolt.
2. Sand the edges smooth.
3. Cut 2 pieces of cardboard 11/2 inches square . Cut off each corner.
4. Cut 4 pieces of construction paper the same size as the cardboard. You can add more layers of cardboard and paper if you want.
5. Collect 4 bolts
8 washers
4 wing nuts.
6. Secure each corner as pictured.
7. Sign and date your work.

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