We think of these as industrial worry beads, but they're really 5/16" dia (8mm) steel ball bearings, ready to be put to whatever ball-bearing uses you might have. Our each is a pack of (50), which should cover a lot of worries, and whatever else you can come up with.
A good dowel is always a good buy, and we’ve got some good dowels at
great prices! These wood dowels come a variety of Asian hardwoods
including Sesendok, Geronggang and Yellow Merantis. They are a very nice
blonde color and moderately heavy. The dowels are strong, stainable,
and warp–resistant. All are 12” long; a package is (10) 1/4” dia or (5)
1/2” dia dowels.
Small pieces of very thin plywood for your craft and model-making needs. You get 18 cubic inches, which will translate into multiple sheets of 3-ply poplar, birch or similar wood at 1/8 to 3/16" thicknesses in random shapes. Our sample was (6) sheets, 6" long x 2" to 3" wide, some at 1/8" and some at 3/16". Perfect for custom-made dollhouse doors!
These are dark gray, open-cell foam tubes, 5-3/8” long x 1-3/4” OD with a 3/4” ID bore. We wouldn’t presume to tell you what to do with these, which is, of course your business, and frankly, we’d be ashamed of ourselves for violating your privacy with a lot of questions. Forget we even mentioned it. Oh, OK, try broom-handle pads, or slice them open like hot dog buns and pad the edge of a table.
A neat bag-o-wood, suitable for model-making, art projects and hobbies of all sorts. The balsa bag weighs almost 3/4 of a pound, and is a random assortment of balsa that may range from 1/8" square strips to a 5" long x 2" square hunk, and lots in between. The basswood may have half a dozen 5" long x 2" square pieces, 8" x 3" sheets, and a whole bunch of 1/16" to 1/8" strips. Whatever the variety of sizes, either bag will total approx 72 cubic inches in all, which is more than it sounds like.
The uses are endless, endless we tell you, for these little 3-3/4" x 4" x 3/4" hunks of dark-gray/black open cell foam. They have a peel-off self-adhesive back so you can use them to pad pretty much anything, or make custom cases for electronics and tools. Or buy a really big bunch and make your room soundproof so you can listen to your Rush albums in peace for a change.
Your guess is probably better than ours about what this started life as, but it’s a coaster now. Or a wall decoration. Or some part of an art project. In glass, 4-3/8” dia x 5/32” thick.Textured on one side; the other side is ground around the outside with a clear 1-3/4” circle in the center. Lightly polished edge.
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.
Create your own red lights with these 1/32" thick red plastic sheets. Trim-able to size, you pick the 3-3/4" rounds or the 3-1/4" squares. Perfect for go-cart lights, bargain taillight repairs or red light districts in general. They come with double-sided clear mounting tape in the same size for your convenience.
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