The PVC Twirler Directions

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The pipe (1/2 inch diameter) comes in a long piece and needs to be cut into 15 cm or 6 inch pieces.  You need 12 pieces and 12 elbows.

1. You start by connecting two pieces with an elbow.  This makes a 90 degree corner or a V shape.  Be sure to push the pipe tightly into the elbow.  You will need another one of these to finish off the twirler at the end.

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2. Elbows go on the other ends of the straight up pieces with the open part pointing up from the straight piece.

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3. Add straight piece with elbow on the ends facing away.  Do the same on the other side.

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4.  Add straight piece with elbow so it would be at a 90 degree angle with bottom straight pieces.  Do the same for each side.  The hole on the elbow points in the same direction as the first v shaped piece.

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5.  Take 2 straight pieces and add an elbow at one end and push them into the open elbows at each side, holes pointing up. These pieces run parallel with the bottom v pieces.   Always be sure to push the connections tight.

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6.  Add a straight piece with an elbow, hole pointing inward, to each side.  By this time I needed to add a heavy book onto the bottom to keep the twirler from tipping.

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7.  For the last bit you make a piece like the very first one with 2 straight pieces and one elbow and it fits into the open elbows.

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I held the twirler up and looked to see if any pieces needed to be adjusted.

Now you need to screw in an eye hook onto one corner elbow, attach a fishing swivel and some fishing line and hang your twirler in the garden.  Be sure it has enough space to move around.

 

 

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