How to Make a CD Disco Ball

How to Make a CD Disco Ball. Make your own disco ball using old CDs. This eHow was contributed by one groovy, anonymous person.

Things You'll Need

  • Large Styrofoam Balls With Hanger
  • Colored Light Bulbs
  • Flood Lighting
  • Glue Guns
  • Hot Glue Sticks
  • Cutting Boards
  • Scissors
  • X-Acto Knives
  • Straightedges Ruler
  • thin, strong ropes

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Cut up old CDs into 1/2-inch or 1-centimeter squares.

Glue them to the outside of some kind of ball or spherical object.

Put a string through the spherical object and hang it from the rafters.

Shine lights (ideally multicolored) onto the ball.

Bingo! Disco ball.

Tips & Warnings

  • Recycle CDs that Internet access companies send you in the mail.
  • Teachers and nonprofit organizations can ask U.S. Postal Service carrier stations for the undeliverable CDs and other craft items that are normally thrown away. Address a letter to the U.S.P.S. station manager, and make arrangements to pick these items up regularly.
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