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How to Make A Penny Bowling Ball

Penny ball - supposedly repels slugs if you leave it on the ground. Or clean the pennies nice and shiny and use it for garden art.

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12 Genius Hacks for a Pest-Free Garden

diy penny balls for your garden, crafts, gardening, how to, pest control

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Decorative Garden Ball Ideas And Instructions

Using a bowling ball or thick glass light fixture globe (that’s what I use), some decorations, and adhesive, you can make one for approximately $5-20. I’ve provided free instructions below.

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She says, “I used a cup of hydrogen peroxide and 1 cup of white vinegar and two tablespoons of salt and put it in a spray bottle. I’ve also used straight vinegar before with salt to get similar results but the hydrogen peroxide seems to really speed it up! This can be used on anything you want to create an aged patina, copper, brass, galvanized or steel.”

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Part 2 of the tutorial on how to finish up the penny ball by applying grout and sealer. I believe it makes a difference, both aesthetically and functionally. If you miss the tutorial yesterday  on how...

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19 Amazing DIY Projects You Can Do With Old Pennies… #16 Would Be Hours Of Fun For Kids. - http://www.lifebuzz.com/pennies/

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from House of Hawthornes

How to Make A Penny Bowling Ball

House of Hawthornes: Bowling Ball Yard Art- use 1/4 cup white vinegar and 1 teaspoon of table salt to clean pennies. Next use DAP Clear Silicone Rubber Sealant for Doors and Windows to glue the pennies onto the bowling ball.

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