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Two other uses for wooden stirring sticks.
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Posted: Thursday, July 05, 2007 - 07:13 PM UTC
No pics as yet but I can do some over the weekend.

Stick sanders.
You know the wooden stirring sticks you get when you buy a coffee in the canteen or from a high street cafe and they have a large bin of "wooden" sticks well if you can help yourself to a small hand full (without getting caught!!!)

Buy some Tamiya finishing paper.
Buy some general purpose glue (Bostik All Purpose)

Mark out the different thinknesses of the stick on the back of the finishing paper, then cut them out and glue them onto the edges of the stirrer. Use either some clothes pegs or mini grips to hold the paper in place and leave for 24 hours. Also you can use some of that white correcting fluid at the other end of the stick to form a white base and with a fine pen note the grade of paper on it.

Paint stirrers.
The same wooden stirring sticks also make very good paint stirrers, either snap or cut them in half and you get two stirrers from one stick.

Hope it helps