How To Make a Corn Starch Dolly In Under 30 Seconds

May 24, 2015

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How To Make a Corn Starch Dolly In Under 30 Seconds

May 24, 2015

Udi Tirosh

Udi Tirosh is an entrepreneur, photography inventor, journalist, educator, and writer based in Israel. With over 25 years of experience in the photo-video industry, Udi has built and sold several photography-related brands. Udi has a double degree in mass media communications and computer science.

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When it comes to quick tip, it does not get any quicker than this. Instructable’s Paige Russell came up with this quick and clever short run dolly with a book for cart and corn starch for wheels or bearings.

You would need a book as a cart which would act as a sliding surface. And a fine powder as makeshift bearings. (baking soda, corn starch, powdered sugar, cream of tartar or similar)

Then, all you need to do is to create a trail of powder, and place the book over it and pull. (Paige tried pushing too, but she got better results pulling).

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[30 Second Table Top Dolly | Instructables]

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4 responses to “How To Make a Corn Starch Dolly In Under 30 Seconds”

  1. Chriss Avatar
    Chriss

    well, why can’t you just put some marples from your kids under the book? would be the same effect without messing up you book cover…and probably will work even better…

    1. Ralph Hightower Avatar
      Ralph Hightower

      Agreed. Perhaps using something like a billiards rack, though shorter, to keep the marbles from going every-which-way.

    2. jason bourne Avatar
      jason bourne

      Marples?

  2. Rick Avatar
    Rick

    I’d have probably dropped that book in a gallon freezer bag first…