Thursday, March 9, 2017

Wagon Full of Luck Card

St. Patrick's Day card - or simply good luck for a special event -
 measures approx. 5x7 when closed. 
Double front panels include punch holes for 
wheel units, wagon handle pivot. 
Wagon base shape includes shamrock silhouette 
for building remaining separate shamrock shapes onto. 
Wheels each have three punched layers that 
accept a mini-brad. Wagon includes a slat top layer. "Lucky" 
welded word tag can be tied with twine and placed 
at center (shown) or tied to glued-in-place handle opening. 

ASSEMBLY:  1. Identify and cut the shapes:
A main card base       B offset outer panel
C center panel
D shamrocks/wagon box base
E wagon box base     F wagon panel accent
G shamrocks base silhouette
H individual shamrocks
I wheel with hub base & accent
J handle    K tag base with "Luck" cut
2. Complete pre-assembly of units:
a. layer the individual shamrocks onto base
(beginning with center, then sides)
b. layer wagon box accent onto box base
c. layer hub accents onto hub bases
d. layer hub units onto wheel bases
3. Layer the wagon box unit onto the
shamrocks/wagon box base silhouette
(which provides a base behind shamrocks).
4. Position and attach the wagon box unit
onto the front panel, lining up the punch hole 
at handle end, also taking care that the wagon
bottom edge remains parallel above the wheel hub
punch holes, indicated by pointing finger.
5. Position and attach the wheels
over the punch holes in the panel.
6. Position and attach the shamrocks unit assembly
over the upper portion of the wagon base unit,
with bottom straight edge abutted next to
wagon box upper straight edge, centered
side to side.
7. Position the front panel unit over the
offset panel base, taking care to line up
the punch holes accurately, and attach.
9. Position and attach the wagon handle.
Add regular size brad fasteners at wheel
centers, small brad at handle pivot.
10. Tie twine box to layered tag,
then position and attach tag to the wagon as desired.
Here is the completed card.

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