Pages

Fixing The Christmas Nutcracker

My battered 80's Nutcracker men needed fixing. They no longer have their golden threads to hang by and are very battered and used. Gosh they've seen a lot of life good and bad!

Because this was a 'spur of the moment' quick fix it job there was no golden thread to use, just plain old jute....I guess you could spend a lot more time making the join much nicer than what has been done here. Perhaps you could put a small bead to hide the glue join and use a golden thread...

To Fix a Nutcracker Ornament:

* Drill a hole in the centre of his hat top, use a small drill piece
* Squirt a small blob of melted glue from the glue gun into hole
* Next attach a piece of pre-cut string and push the ends into the glue
* Let the glue dry and then hang your Nutcracker onto the tree

Once again ye shall hang on the 'Christmas Tree'
This year the small tree has become a
 'Nutcracker Tree', last year it was a
'Bird Tree'...
My 'Elf on the Shelf' she's a 1970's gal!
Full of mischief and fun and in need of
some cotton and thread...

4 comments:

  1. Such a good job , repairing the toy soldier.. love the tree.. Merry Christmas

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thanks very much, Merry Christmas to you too!

    ReplyDelete
  3. thanks for sharing.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Thanks just found another one to fix!

    ReplyDelete

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...