Archive for December 21st, 2011

Mending Plastic Toys.

Country Woman had a post in their December edition about how to mend plastic toys.  This is actually a method I’ve used for some time now and it works great.   We all have those little parts and pieces from plastic kid toys that get broken off…then end up throwing the toy away, well it’s not trash and can be repaired with a fairly simple step.

Take your kitchen knife and heat it over a open flame (I keep a old one around for just such emergencies).  Then when hot press it against the broken part and the part it broke off of to melt the plastic…hold the pieces of melted plastic together tightly for a few minutes and ….fixed.

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