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DIY Oversized Pinwheels … yes please!


Oversized Pinwheels … ummm yes please! They’re not exactly a necessity but they certainly are fun. Let your inner child out and play a little. Here is what you need to get started.

You Will Need:

  • Galvanized threaded pipe
  • Flange
  • Truck from skateboard
  • Color transparency sheets
  • Copper spray paint
  • Super Glue
  • Wire Cutter
  • Pliers
  • Exacto Knife
Materials for Base
  • galvanized thread pipe
  • flange
  • truck from a skateboard
  • screw gun
  • screw gun


1. Unravel wire hanger until straight

2. Cut the two ends using wire cutters

3. Use tin can to shape the wire

4. Give yourself about 2” to wrap the top of the wire into the shape of a circle

5. Once you twist it around once, you can slide the wire off of the tin can and continue to

6. Spray the wire with copper spray paint

7. Apply super glue to the circle shape you have created

8. Press down on colored transparency sheet and use an exacto knife to cut it out

7. Place flange on top of galvanized threaded pipe

8. Drill holes into wheels of truck from a skateboard

9. Mount truck onto the flange

10. Screw into place

11. Attach arms

Do you have a fun DIY to bring out your inner child? Share with us in the comments below and remember we want to see your DIY’s on Instagram and Twitter  so make sure you follow @PaigeHemmis

If you missed the episode check it out by heading over to Home & Family where you can watch how-to step by step!



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