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BL Workshop

Make a leather flag

Show off your knot-tying skills with this flag for your patrol, den, pack or troop.

How to make wooden stilts

Stand taller with stilts. After an afternoon’s work, you’ll be able to walk around at least 12 inches taller than you are now. That’s a pretty fast growth spurt!

Build a worm bed

Do you wish you could dig money out of the ground? In a way you can. Raising worms in a small worm farm can be a lucrative business.

Build a ship in a bottle

Something about a ship in a bottle doesn’t seem to fit. Oh, that’s it — the ship! Learn the secret to create your own ship in a bottle.

How to make twig pencils

twig-200x148Twig pencils are fun, easy and cheap to make. And the expressions on your friends’ faces when you start scribbling with a stick will be writetious!

Build a secret-code wheel

cipherwheel-200x148Writing secret messages is easy with this cipher wheel. It scrambles the alphabet so nobody can read your message except your buddy with an identical wheel.

Make a candy dispenser

You can make this fun wooden dispenser for jelly beans, gumballs or any other hard candy that will fit in it.

Make a ring toss game

This ring toss game is perfect for a picnic, Scout meeting or just while hanging out with friends and family.

Make a whistle

whistle-200x148Make a whistle that you can use to signal, play a tune or just show off your carving skills.

How to make a camera-phone stabilizer

stabilizer-200x148To take great smartphone photos, you need to hold your phone steady. This simple, easy-to-build smartphone stabilizer is one way to make sure your cellphone photos and videos will be shake-free.
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