This time I will give one type of used newspaper that you can try yourself at home. The type of craft that we will make this time is a coaster so you can serve your drinks in a different way. Moreover, if you make good results, you can also sell them! The way to make it was not difficult and can be done in a short time. However, if you need the elegant type of coasters for your company’s promotional items, then you may need high-quality stone coasters .
Tools and Materials Needed
There are several tools and tools you must prepare in order to make it, here is the list:
Used Newspaper. Glue. Scissors / Cutter. Stick.
When you want to make a coaster you do not need a lot of newspapers, but it depends on you anyway. If you want to make a lot that you prepare a lot of newspaper.
The glue you can use white paper glue, burn glue can also. Or if you want it to dry quickly and be stronger, you can use Korean glue.
After all tools and materials are prepared next to the manufacturing process.
Make Small Paper Rolls
First, you take a piece of newspaper and then cut it into four pieces with the same size.
After getting four pieces of newspaper, you take one piece and then also take the stick that you have prepared. This stick is used as a tool for making rolls.
After it becomes a small and long roll then you pull the stick out of the roll, don’t forget you glue it on the end of the roll so it doesn’t come off.
load a few rolls or roll and roll them with your hands. Squeezed so it is easy in the next process.
Start the Process of Making the Coaster
The roll that you made before is a semi-finished material, now the next step is the process of changing a semi-finished product into a finished product.
Take a roll and make a circle by turning, a roll usually will not be a coaster. So when one roll is finished you take another roll then continue turning so that it becomes the size you want.
Do not forget to apply glue in the end of its round parts.