Scouting News

27 Feb 2021 | 5:26 am
In 1970, Boy Scouts laid out trails and built bridges. Quite recently ... We crossed a bridge, I think dating back to Boy Scout trail construction. The brook ...

27 Feb 2021 | 3:43 am
When one troop of Girl Scouts in Iowa was given the goal of selling more than 1,000 boxes of cookies, the girls put on their signature sashes and got to work, flexing their entrepreneurial skills.

27 Feb 2021 | 2:48 am
He was active in the Boy Scouts and was awarded the Eagle Scout Badge. He moved with the family to Mandan in 1976, working construction and ...

27 Feb 2021 | 2:48 am
Stacy was quite involved with the Boy Scouts. He often enjoyed hunting with his father. In high school he was very involved in wrestling taking fourth ...

27 Feb 2021 | 2:46 am
Craving something sweet lately? Girl Scouts Troop 627 has that sweet tooth covered. The troop is hosting a drive thru cookie booth at Central Church of Christ off East ...

27 Feb 2021 | 2:37 am
From March 6 to March 13, the Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts of Troop/Pack 146 in Monona will be collecting food to help the hungry in the local community.

27 Feb 2021 | 2:36 am
As luck would have it, Froslee's brother was able to complete those tasks in his Eagle Scout project. While St. Edward Church had an outdoor altar, its ...

27 Feb 2021 | 2:32 am
The Boy Scouts, Vets for Vets and Operation Enduring Gratitude are just some of the few organizations that filled the front yard of the Glendale home ...

27 Feb 2021 | 2:15 am
Orleans Cub Scouts race in Pinewood Derby. Orleans Cub Scout Pack 384 held its Pinewood Derby Monday night at Orleans Christian Church Unity ...

27 Feb 2021 | 1:23 am
While the 3 oldest kids were young, she was an active leader in Cub Scouts and 4-H. When Herb started his job at Woodland Park School, she began ...

27 Feb 2021 | 12:56 am
His affiliations include the Boy Scouts Council, Rotary Club, the Jaycees, and Lions organizations, to name a few. In July 1975, he received “life ...

26 Feb 2021 | 11:48 pm
Bangtan Boys; Bangtan Sonyeondan; Beyond the Scene; Bulletproof Boy Scouts. The band majorly plays in K-pop, R&B, EDM, and hip-hop ...

26 Feb 2021 | 11:30 pm

 Metal loops take on so many different forms depending on your needs and imagination

Metal Strip

Metal strips can be made from just about anything from aluminum flashing to and old tin can. The tools I've used to make the cut range from tin snips to a sturdy scissors. 

Pop rivet attachment


Wire is great because it has so much flexibility (pun intended? you be the judge). No really, I can shape it any way I want and can attach various ways.

Copper wire soldered

Steel wire glued

Steel wire friction fit

Stainless steel wire wrapped around wood
(hidden by thread wrap)

 Steel wire - Free form 
(the wire holds it's form while floating in slide)

Copper electrical wire - In the body of the slide

As a part of the slide

The first of these have extra length "ears" that form the slide.

Aluminum metalworking

Iron - Blacksmith style

26 Feb 2021 | 11:03 pm
There will also be an area to support Boy Scouts and Pathfinders as they work toward collecting a merit badge. Lincoln Stamp Club members will ...

26 Feb 2021 | 10:41 pm
His junior year, he achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, having designed and built a coffee bar for the youth room at Boulder Valley Christian School for ...



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