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Ken Hamilton
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« on: January 12, 2011, 07:18:51 AM »

I recently noticed that our binding machine at work produced rectangular holes that resemble bricks:



The chad (...the only reason I know that word is because of the Florida Presidential Election Fiasco...)
measure in at 3"x 7-1/2" in 1/2" scale - not a standard size, but quite workable within my "close enough" scale.



Using textured report covers, which are somewhat thicker than cardstock, I banged out a few to try.
The purests among us might take exception, but I think with some color they'll look pretty good....



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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2011, 09:09:07 AM »

We have one of those too. I must have thrown out enough bricks to build a small city. Looks promising!
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« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2011, 02:28:37 PM »

Buchanen for President!  Grin

Oops ... I meant ... wow, clever moment seeing the bricks in the chads there ... which prompts yet another idea:  With all the folks going "scrapbooking" and similar crafts there are zillions of different paper punches out there.  Rectangles might be a bit "boring" for those folks, but maybe there are a few different sizes out there.

Neat find,
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« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2011, 03:39:48 PM »

I bet that wall turns out great....because they sure look good. !
Great discovery.
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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2011, 11:09:20 AM »

Some might say it looks Gore-ish ? and others Bush-league? 
Sorry Ken I just couldn’t pass this one up! LOL
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