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How to make a stretcher

Posted by Dad's Army on 24 Feb 2010, 21:00

In this tuturial I like to show how I made my stretchers:

You need these materials: some iron wire and an old cotton shirt.
(use that shirt you hate the most!)

And of course scissors, wire-shears, white woodglue and simple allpurpose glue.

First you cut the cotton shirt, and some iron wire.
Better keep the wire long, so you can handel it good.

Glue the wire to one site of the cotton:
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next you do the same on the other side:
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and try if your figure wil fit:
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Now you can put the white woodglue on it, and model it the way you want:
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After this is dry, cut the iron wire, and paint it the color you want:
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Dad's Army  Netherlands

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Posted by Martin on 24 Feb 2010, 21:54

Hi Remco,
I need one 1:1 for Paul, when he wants to visit Kampen.
Does this tutorial also work for this?? :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Posted by Wheeling Turn on 24 Feb 2010, 22:05

Hey very cool step by step ...
It is interesting so see how you do the stretchers.

very nice
:thumbup:
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Posted by Paul on 24 Feb 2010, 22:07

Martin wrote:Hi Remco,
I need one 1:1 for Paul, when he wants to visit Kampen.
Does this tutorial also work for this?? :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

I´ll bring my own :-) :-) but I´ll use a nice woolen blanket
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Posted by west1871 on 25 Feb 2010, 19:44

Great :thumbup: :thumbup: Looking at this has given me an idea,How about bent staples on the poles for legs?Might give it a try ;-)
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