Angie Gargano creates tractor wheels from CDs and paints and glues them onto a dustpan for a novel wall decoration.
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Angie Gargano has owned and run her own retail store and her own online business. Her creation is a tractor made from a dustpan.
Materials and Tools:
metal dustpan with front lid
yellow, brown, black, green, white and orange marker pens
green and white spray paint
piece of cardboard
3. Paint the large CD to resemble a large tire. Place the mini-CD on top of the large CD with the center holes lined up and trace around the outer edge of the small CD with a yellow paint pen to create wheel details. Remove the small CD.
4. Paint the area from the center hole to the drawn line with a yellow paint pen on the large CD. Several coats may be necessary.
5. Paint the area from the drawn line to the outside edge with a black paint pen. Add lug nut details around the center hole with black and yellow dots.
7. Draw the tractor outline on the dustpan using the edge of the overlap for the tractor's bottom fenders using a black paint pen.
8. Paint the top edge of the pan black from the handle to the left side. Add horizontal lines for the smokestack of the tractor under the handle.
9. Paint a yellow stripe on the dustpan lid from the left side of the pan to the center under the handle to create the trim on the tractor hood.
11. Draw corn stalks on the bottom of the dustpan. Highlight the corn stalks with brown, yellow, orange and white paint pens.
12. To use the dustpan tractor as a decoration cut out a piece of cardboard for the tractor cab and color the cab black and green.
13. Glue the cardboard cab to the upper right hand area of the dustpan. The handle resembles a smokestack.
14. Drill a hole on the dustpan handle as necessary.
15. Attach a wire through the handle and display your tractor dustpan.
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