How to make a Zen Garden Rake...

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You will need:


1 x 160mm length of 5mm diameter dowel for the handle

5 x 20mm length of 3mm diameter dowel for the tines

1 x 60mm length of square dowel 10mm across for the mouth.

Drill 5 holes half-way down, evenly across the top of the wood,

and 1 hole drilled at the side for the handle.

PVA wood glue

A hammer


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Tap the tines in place with the hammer.

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Make sure the tines are an even height.

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Put a drop of PVA in the handle hole.

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Tap the handle in place with the hammer.

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Pour some dry sand in a shallow box.

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Rake it smooth with the back of the rake.

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Choose a Zen poem to think about....

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Rake some beautiful water patterns around a

stone mountain.