Crafty at the Community Builders Work Week – SF

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What happens when you leave out metal stamps, hammers, and assorted tools at the Community Builders Work Week in San Francisco? Community Builders get crafty! And … well nobody took a hammer to their computer (this could be a lie).

The Crafty group brought the tools for making metal tags/necklaces/bracelets. The intention was to be Crafty together; make something, get our hands busy, stretch our brains and bodies in a different direction. People put their favorite bug #’s, irc handles, group names, and/or some other cools thing they thought of on little metal tags. Simple, quick, and very satisfying.

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It is a easy little project that we were able to squeeze into the brake time. The How To is as basic as 1, 2, 3 … then someone starts hammering on their computer, duh-oh!

  1. Decide what you want on your tag. Actually this is the hardest part. Especially because the tool set doesn’t come with a hash tag. It really didn’t take long for people to hack one together though.
  2. Hammer away! You just tap with medium force on the letters, if you have a really steady hand you can try and make them straight, otherwise commit to the crooked, it looks good – promise. And make sure your letters are right-side-up.
  3. Attach your chain and sport your new tag!

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… And this NEVER happened, if you are from IT, just look away.

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The numbers have been smudged to protect the innocent(ish)

Do you want to get Crafty? Join Us!

https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/community-crafting

https://wiki.mozilla.org/Crafty

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