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Coban on a weighted pencil

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When I was working on making weighted pencils, I bought some Coban (or generic Coban) to try out on the metal coupling nuts.  I didn’t try it because the craft foam worked so well.  I was reminded that I had the Coban, and so I tried it out on the weighted pencil and it works great.  It is very comfortable and has a good texture to hold onto.  Just another thing to have in your available tools to use.

coban on weighted pencil

On a completely different topic, I found some clear chalkboard coating at the craft store and think that it could have a great purpose.  You can use it to paint over your own artwork or other paint to make the surface a chalkboard.  I tried it on some laminated pencil adventures, and it worked well, but since it was on the slick laminated surface, it was easily scratched off.  I am thinking about trying it on some items that are printed on cardstock and not laminated.

chalkboard coating

What do you think I should try it on?


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Tonya is a pediatric Occupational Therapist, and loves creating things to work on skills and solve problems.
2 replies
  1. Karen
    Karen says:

    Coban is great for this idea and folks may also find a less expensive form of elastic wrap at Southern States in the equine department. Thx for sharing! Karen


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