|Fig.1 Art Accessories|
Tools and Supplies:
Aviation metal Snips
Brushes Long Handle
Cordless 12-volt Drill with drilling bits (Ryobi )
DAP Kwik Seal Silicone Caulking
Duct tape (cloth)
Drill Bit (Ryobi Drill Bits)
Electrical Ties (small)
Metal Hardware Cloth
Paper (for template)
Plastic Container 1-Gallon (old joint compound tub)
Plastic Fencing (Poultry Netting)
Westpack Material All Purpose Tub
There plenty of ways to spend money on art. This post is all about saving money and spending it on paint. We need the extra accessories and many do purchase them like Fig.1 above right.
This post shows the four steps on the assembly of a brush holder.
Step 1: Fig.2 and fig.3 shows the Ryobi Drill Driver and the Ryobi Drill Bits that will be used to drill many holes into the top rim of the plastic container.
|Fig.2 Ryobi 12 volt drill|
|Fig.3 Ryobi Drill Bits|
|Fig.4 - 9/64 |
(3.57124 mm Drill Bit
|Fig.5 Drilled Holes|
|Fig.6 Close up of |
Step 3: Fig.7 shows the easiest way to tie the plastic fence to the plastic bucket is to use electrical Ties. Fig.8 shows all the holes that were drilled into the plastic bucket. Not all the holes will be filled, we need some holes to get the best advantage of the plastic netting.
|Fig.7 Loose Electrical Ties|
|Fig.8 Electrical Ties |
into bucket holes
Step 4: Fig.9 and fig.10 shows the electrical ties have been placed into a hole and holding the plastic netting against the plastic bucket. Fig.11 shows the use pliers to pull the zip tie closer to the edge of the plastic bucket. The next post is optional, the coloring of the bucket.
|Fig.9 Placing the tie|
|Fig.10 All ties tied up|
- Part 1 of 6 - The Parts and Tools
- Part 2 of 6 - Template and Cutting
- Part 3 of 6 - Top and Bottom Fit
- Part 4 of 6 - Drilling & Assembly
- Part 5 of 6 - Painting
- Part 6 of 6 - Final
- How to Make a Brush Holder from a Yoghurt Container
- How to Make a Red Brush Holder from a Protein Container
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