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Clean The World’s Longest Pipe

Or maybe just get really, really crafty with these bundles of 40-foot lengths of chenille pipe cleaner. (Yes, campers, that’s forty feet, as in 13.3 yards, or 480”.) In white, at the standard 1/8” pipe-cleaner diameter. CJ suggests a Chenille Man costume, or you could weave yourself a bed spread. Knock yourself out.

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40-FOOT PIPE CLEANER

Clean The World’s Longest Pipe

Or maybe just get really, really crafty with these bundles of 40-foot lengths of chenille pipe cleaner. (Yes, campers, that’s forty feet, as in 13.3 yards, or 480”.) In white, at the standard 1/8” pipe-cleaner diameter. CJ suggests a Chenille Man costume, or you could weave yourself a bed spread. Knock yourself out.

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$4.50 PKG (2)
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KITCHEN MEASUREMENT CONVERSION MAGNET
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Thirty-Six Ounces In A Mile

Kitchen conversions are easy with this 3" x 4" deluxe American Science & Surplus fridge magnet that lists everything from a tablespoon to a cup with the equivalent in ounces, tablespoons, teaspoons, milliliters and fractions of a cup. If your kids already have fridges of their own, you can share the extra magnets with them - unless they were the only kids on the block who knew how many ounces were in a cup.

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KITCHEN MEASUREMENT CONVERSION MAGNET

Thirty-Six Ounces In A Mile

Kitchen conversions are easy with this 3" x 4" deluxe American Science & Surplus fridge magnet that lists everything from a tablespoon to a cup with the equivalent in ounces, tablespoons, teaspoons, milliliters and fractions of a cup. If your kids already have fridges of their own, you can share the extra magnets with them - unless they were the only kids on the block who knew how many ounces were in a cup.

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$4.50 PKG (6)

Ponyshoe Magnet

Little-bitty horseshoe magnet, for traditionalists. Just 1-1/4" across x 1" x 5/16" thick. Red-painted Alnico, with approx 2.9 lbs of pull (ignore the 2 lb on the label) it includes a little steel keeper for when it's not sticking to a tiny horse's foot.

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HORSESHOE MAGNET

Ponyshoe Magnet

Little-bitty horseshoe magnet, for traditionalists. Just 1-1/4" across x 1" x 5/16" thick. Red-painted Alnico, with approx 2.9 lbs of pull (ignore the 2 lb on the label) it includes a little steel keeper for when it's not sticking to a tiny horse's foot.

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$5.50 EACH

Styro Spheres

Nothing says crafts like genuine Styrofoam™ balls-older than glue guns, more fun than a barrel of sequins-and you can't have too many. Our handy assortment contains (4) 1", (2) 1.5" and (2) 2" balls which sounds like a do-it-yourself solar system if you ask me.

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ASSORTED BALLS, PKG(8)

Styro Spheres

Nothing says crafts like genuine Styrofoam™ balls-older than glue guns, more fun than a barrel of sequins-and you can't have too many. Our handy assortment contains (4) 1", (2) 1.5" and (2) 2" balls which sounds like a do-it-yourself solar system if you ask me.

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$2.95 EACH

Take This For A Spin

Display all sides of any number of not-too-heavy items on this solar-powered motorized stand (think small model plane, jewelry display, bud vase holding a prize rose). The 4" square base has subtle solar panels on all four sides and supports a 3-1/2" dia clear plastic disc that rotates approx 4 rpm in sunlight and 1 rpm on our desk. Stands 1-3/4" tall with the disc.

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SOLAR-POWERED SPINNING DISPLAY STAND

Take This For A Spin

Display all sides of any number of not-too-heavy items on this solar-powered motorized stand (think small model plane, jewelry display, bud vase holding a prize rose). The 4" square base has subtle solar panels on all four sides and supports a 3-1/2" dia clear plastic disc that rotates approx 4 rpm in sunlight and 1 rpm on our desk. Stands 1-3/4" tall with the disc.

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$9.95 EACH

Net Profit

We supply the net, you figure out the profit. Material is 48" long x 35-3/4" wide white polypropylene Naltex® extruded netting with a 3/32" mesh. Makes nice, well, nets, as well as filters, fences, see-through bags for boats and whatever your brain can think up. (Our package of (4) is one 4 foot x 35-3/4" long piece.) Longer pieces available upon request. 

 

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NALTEX® 48" POLY NETTING

Net Profit

We supply the net, you figure out the profit. Material is 48" long x 35-3/4" wide white polypropylene Naltex® extruded netting with a 3/32" mesh. Makes nice, well, nets, as well as filters, fences, see-through bags for boats and whatever your brain can think up. (Our package of (4) is one 4 foot x 35-3/4" long piece.) Longer pieces available upon request. 

 

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$4.95 PKG (4)

Holiday Colors

Felt donuts, or rings, or circles, or bushings, or whatever. The perfect die-cut shapes are all 1-1/2" dia with a 1" bore, and 1/16" to 3/16" thick. They come in Christmas red and green, and Teresa filled each bag of (50) with whichever color she grabbed from the box. We couldn't begin to list the things you could use them for. Just order a couple of bags and start getting creative!

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FELT DONUTS

Holiday Colors

Felt donuts, or rings, or circles, or bushings, or whatever. The perfect die-cut shapes are all 1-1/2" dia with a 1" bore, and 1/16" to 3/16" thick. They come in Christmas red and green, and Teresa filled each bag of (50) with whichever color she grabbed from the box. We couldn't begin to list the things you could use them for. Just order a couple of bags and start getting creative!

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$3.25 PKG (50)

Dishy Discs

These mighty nice little ceramic disc magnets measure 18mm dia x 6.5mm thick, which in America, Burma and Liberia is 23/32" x 1/4", and for those of us still math-impaired, roughly a stack of (5) dimes. They have a 1/4-lb pull. No crafter should be without an enormous supply of these. Also note the physics-class-friendly bulk price.

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1/4-LB PULL CERAMIC DISC MAGNETS

Dishy Discs

These mighty nice little ceramic disc magnets measure 18mm dia x 6.5mm thick, which in America, Burma and Liberia is 23/32" x 1/4", and for those of us still math-impaired, roughly a stack of (5) dimes. They have a 1/4-lb pull. No crafter should be without an enormous supply of these. Also note the physics-class-friendly bulk price.

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$12.50 PKG (56)

Sheets Of Pseudo Silver

Surplus - with a silver lining! We have almost half a hundred rolls of 18-1/2" wide mylar film, the shiny side printed with a variety of balloon designs - happy birthday, happy retirement, happy other things - and a matte silver finish on the other (picture the two sides of aluminum foil). We'll send you a roll of 20 ft. Lots of craft-project potential. Start with a shiny birthday kite. Move onto hand-made hair scrunchies. Jim suggests wrapping yourself in it if your car stalls in the Arctic. Philip, always the adventurer, is considering a do-it-yourself dirigible.

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MYLAR MATERIAL

Sheets Of Pseudo Silver

Surplus - with a silver lining! We have almost half a hundred rolls of 18-1/2" wide mylar film, the shiny side printed with a variety of balloon designs - happy birthday, happy retirement, happy other things - and a matte silver finish on the other (picture the two sides of aluminum foil). We'll send you a roll of 20 ft. Lots of craft-project potential. Start with a shiny birthday kite. Move onto hand-made hair scrunchies. Jim suggests wrapping yourself in it if your car stalls in the Arctic. Philip, always the adventurer, is considering a do-it-yourself dirigible.

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$3.25 PKG (20)

Plastic Magnets

It’s a scientific breakthrough! Oh, wait, no, it’s a rare-earth magnet encased in white plastic. Great for holding notes on your white refrigerator without clashing. Measures 1-1/4” x 3/8” x 5/16” and also has a piece of self-adhesive foam on the back to stick where magnets won’t grab.

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PLASTIC-ENCASED RARE EARTH MAGNETS

Plastic Magnets

It’s a scientific breakthrough! Oh, wait, no, it’s a rare-earth magnet encased in white plastic. Great for holding notes on your white refrigerator without clashing. Measures 1-1/4” x 3/8” x 5/16” and also has a piece of self-adhesive foam on the back to stick where magnets won’t grab.

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$3.95 PKG (3)

Let's Wind Things Up…

This would be your standard 1/16" thick tan/pinkish elastic bandage for wrapping around your bum knee, sprained ankle or twisted whatever, if it weren't a super-generous 4" wide and a spectacular 10 feet long! Think of the potential! Our PKG(10) is one 4" x 10' Long piece.

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JUMBO 4" ELASTIC BANDAGE

Let's Wind Things Up…

This would be your standard 1/16" thick tan/pinkish elastic bandage for wrapping around your bum knee, sprained ankle or twisted whatever, if it weren't a super-generous 4" wide and a spectacular 10 feet long! Think of the potential! Our PKG(10) is one 4" x 10' Long piece.

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$3.50 PKG (10)

You Have A Tiny Window

Actually, you’ll have (3) tiny windows. These pieces of clear tempered glass look like they’re made to be louvers in a small jalousie window, but who knows. Measure 6-1/8" x 3-7/8" x 1/8" with roughly ground edges. Think picture windows for a birdhouse. Made in USA.

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CLEAR TEMPERED GLASS LOUVERS

You Have A Tiny Window

Actually, you’ll have (3) tiny windows. These pieces of clear tempered glass look like they’re made to be louvers in a small jalousie window, but who knows. Measure 6-1/8" x 3-7/8" x 1/8" with roughly ground edges. Think picture windows for a birdhouse. Made in USA.

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$4.95 PKG (3)

Foam With A Hole

These gray foam washers/spacers/vibration pads are 1" OD x 1/2" ID x 1/4" thick with a peel-and-stick self-adhesive face on one side. They'll make your doors and drawers land more softly when you close them. Also useful as non-scratch and non-slide feet.

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1" FOAM WASHER VIBRATION PADS

Foam With A Hole

These gray foam washers/spacers/vibration pads are 1" OD x 1/2" ID x 1/4" thick with a peel-and-stick self-adhesive face on one side. They'll make your doors and drawers land more softly when you close them. Also useful as non-scratch and non-slide feet.

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$3.95 PKG (20)

Balls Of Steel

What can we say about chrome steel ball bearings besides their essential uses? Well, a lot, actually. They're perfect for Rube Goldberg displays and artwork. Imagine them in various sizes in a glass container. Imagine dipping them in paint, rolling them on canvas and making the world forget about Jackson Pollock. They also work as heavy-duty marbles, and might even calm you if you place a few in your palm and work them like a stress ball. See what you can come up with when the wheels start turning? Ball bearings. Wheels turning. We know you got it. You pick the size that suits your bearing needs.

 

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5/16" STEEL BALL BEARINGS

Balls Of Steel

What can we say about chrome steel ball bearings besides their essential uses? Well, a lot, actually. They're perfect for Rube Goldberg displays and artwork. Imagine them in various sizes in a glass container. Imagine dipping them in paint, rolling them on canvas and making the world forget about Jackson Pollock. They also work as heavy-duty marbles, and might even calm you if you place a few in your palm and work them like a stress ball. See what you can come up with when the wheels start turning? Ball bearings. Wheels turning. We know you got it. You pick the size that suits your bearing needs.

 

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$4.95 PKG (100)

Say “Aaaaaah”

Now put your tongue back in your mouth. These aren’t tongue depressors, they’re wooden craft sticks measuring 6” x 3/4” x 1/16” or 6" x 3/8" x 1/16" with rounded corners. (We stopped selling tongue depressors because we were tired of thinking about all of those unhappy tongues out there.) They come in assorted bright colors or your classic standard wooden look, with (40) per pack.. (Our choice, because that is how we roll.) Craft sticks are nothing but fun.

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6” WOODEN CRAFT STICKS

Say “Aaaaaah”

Now put your tongue back in your mouth. These aren’t tongue depressors, they’re wooden craft sticks measuring 6” x 3/4” x 1/16” or 6" x 3/8" x 1/16" with rounded corners. (We stopped selling tongue depressors because we were tired of thinking about all of those unhappy tongues out there.) They come in assorted bright colors or your classic standard wooden look, with (40) per pack.. (Our choice, because that is how we roll.) Craft sticks are nothing but fun.

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$2.95 PKG (2)

YANKER

Mail carriers from sea to shining sea have been yanking these mail-bag cord locks open since time immemorial. Now you can have one for your very own. They work best with a 3/16” dia cotton cord, which we don’t have, but is available in hardware stores from the same sea to the same shining sea.

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METAL CORD LOCKS

YANKER

Mail carriers from sea to shining sea have been yanking these mail-bag cord locks open since time immemorial. Now you can have one for your very own. They work best with a 3/16” dia cotton cord, which we don’t have, but is available in hardware stores from the same sea to the same shining sea.

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$2.95 PKG (3)

Wooden You Like Some Barrels?

Are you sick of round beads? Us too. Or we too. Whichever, it’s time to forge ahead with some barrel-shaped wooden beads, all with 5/16” dia bores. You pick the orange, yellow and brown stubby beads, at 1-1/8" long x 13/16" dia with a pair of striations around their middles; or the elongated, orange wooden barrels at 2” x 5/8” dia, tapering to 7/16” at the ends.

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1-1/8” LONG WOODEN BARREL BEADS

Wooden You Like Some Barrels?

Are you sick of round beads? Us too. Or we too. Whichever, it’s time to forge ahead with some barrel-shaped wooden beads, all with 5/16” dia bores. You pick the orange, yellow and brown stubby beads, at 1-1/8" long x 13/16" dia with a pair of striations around their middles; or the elongated, orange wooden barrels at 2” x 5/8” dia, tapering to 7/16” at the ends.

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$3.50 PKG (20)

CELESTIAL INSPIRATION

The planets. You can own them. These wood balls with holes drilled in them (but not through them) were meant to be planets and moons for a solar system model. Do it yourself. You and your kids will learn a lot more than if you bought a kit that does all the thinking for you. Some balls are painted bright colors, some are varnished natural wood. Most have at least one 1/4" hole, some have smaller holes. They could also be joints and/or finials for some kind of dowel construction. Nothing to stop you from drilling new holes for a truly custom project.

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BALL, 1" DIA

CELESTIAL INSPIRATION

The planets. You can own them. These wood balls with holes drilled in them (but not through them) were meant to be planets and moons for a solar system model. Do it yourself. You and your kids will learn a lot more than if you bought a kit that does all the thinking for you. Some balls are painted bright colors, some are varnished natural wood. Most have at least one 1/4" hole, some have smaller holes. They could also be joints and/or finials for some kind of dowel construction. Nothing to stop you from drilling new holes for a truly custom project.

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$2.95 PKG (8)

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