Thursday, 12 May 2016

How to make your own double waka By: Shanya

How to make your own double waka
Tools needed:
  • Dried up flax stalk
  • Adult (optional)
  • 3 kebab sticks
  • Hot glue gun(Optional)
  • Cardboard or paper
  • Things to decorate your sail
  • Pencil
  • Craft knife/Scissors
  • Paper puncher
  1. Take your flax stalk and divide it up into 2 equal pieces about 12 and a half cm  long.
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  1. With your craft knife, poke a hole on the inner side of your flax stalk one the top and bottom. These will make the base of your waka (adult is optional).
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  1. Repeat this with your other half of, your flax stalk.
  2. Get the kebab sticks and poke it in the holes you have made on one half of your flax stalk.
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  1. Now get your piece of paper and draw your sail. Decorate your sail so it can be unique and that you know it!
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  1. Cut it out with scissors, then get the paper puncher and punch out the bottom of your sail. Make sure it can go through your kebab sticks.
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  1. Put the holes of your sails through your kebab sticks.
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  1. Then put the end of your kebab sticks through the other half of the flax stalk (hot glue gun is optional).
Handy Hint: Use Hot glue gun to make it even stronger!
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  1. With your last kebab stick, poke a hole through the top of your waka (In line with the sail) diagonally then hot glue gun it to the top of your sail this will keep it up straight.
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  1. Repeat this with the other side of your waka.
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  1. Now try out your waka and see if it can float.

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