Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Making a Record Bowl

This weekend Mr.Perfect cleaned out a closet and found an old vinyl record. I grabbed that baby quick before he threw it in the trash. I did a little dance because I've been wanting to play around with a record! I've seen record bowls at craft fairs and always thought I needed to give it a try.

I put a bowl on a cookie sheet and put the record on the bowl, then put a can of tomato sauce in the center of the record (anything heavy to weigh down the record will do). Then I set the oven to 200 degrees. I also opened the nearest door as wasn't too sure what kind of fumes this might give off.

I kept my eye on the record the entire time it was in the oven. After about 5 minutes the record was pliable and I was able to shape it in the bowl.

Done!

I thought this would make a great gift...

or a great place to throw your change.


PS- This bowl is not food safe so don't go serving people chips in it!
handmade projects

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