Repurposing Spools

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Repurposing Spools

Tuesday February 16th


Vacation Program

  • Tuesday, February 16, 2016
  • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Designed for ages 6 to 10

Spools store and dispense thread, wire, and ribbon. But they have always been too interesting to waste when that job is done. Join a long tradition of inventing new life for spools. build some classics. build a spool tractor. Construct and master a spool cord loom. Create an artful Tower of Hanoi, a classic stacking puzzle.

Then find your own way. Take a handful of spools (we have many sizes) and invent something artful, practical, or whimsical.

MAKE because…making requires making old things serve new purposes.

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