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Things to Make with Leftover Chopsticks

Things to Make with Leftover Chopsticks

It's not a big surprise to see chopsticks used to make obvious items like placemats, trivets, earrings, even a dress, but this was a surprise. A former city employee of the Japanese town of Koriyama collected thousands of used, disposable chopsticks from the city hall cafeteria and crafted a 4 foot long canoe.It took him 3 months, 7382 chopsticks and polyester resin. He's trying it out this month. Read more.

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Sea urchin lamps by LacorFurniture.com use chopsticks set in cast resin with a UL approved center housing. Modern, interesting and functional.

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This magazine holder sold by buygreen.com looks like DIY 101. We can all make some version of this.

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Buygreen.com also sells some chopstick lamps that could ignite an inspired idea.

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Even though you may not be able to sit down while donning this chopstick dress, you're sure to drum

up some lookers.

 

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Read about more chopstick creations at DesignSwan.com.

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Flinn on Nov 09, 2015:

lol sos


Flinn on Nov 09, 2015:

WHAT HOW CAN U MAKE A DRESS OUT OF CHOPSTICKS! how long would that take anyways!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Jana Artemide on Sep 07, 2012:

Love the chopstick idea, I'm a teacher for young children and will do a project around this, thanks for the inspiration.


Wing Tsun Leipzig on Dec 08, 2011:

This looks like a great idea for Christmas decoration - will show it to my girlfriend and will see if she can do something similar :-).


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