Teaching projects for craft and technology lessons

Running Trainer

Working material:


  • 1 matchbox
  • 2 wooden spatulas 11.4 x 1 cm
  • 2 bead tubes
  • Wire 1 mm
  • roundrod 3 mm

10 mm

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Running Trainer

First bend the crankshaft:


  • Start with the crank handle


Please note that only 33 mm are available for the crank part between the wooden spatulas!


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37 mm

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Remember to slide the bead tubes on before bending the next time!


To make sure everything fits, you have to place the pliers on the beading tube at the following 90 degree bend.

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Print the girl on 160g paper.


After cutting, fold the paper at the marked points so that it can move there.

bend

Fold over and glue to the back of the beading tube

Finally, bend the wire for the wooden stick 3 mm with the round-nose pliers and glue the girl's hands on:


  • if you need to do it quickly, use hot glue
  • better with glue
Round nose pliers

A base plate ensures better stability.