Technique: Repairing a plastic drill bit for a toy drill
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This guide illustrates the steps to fix a broken plastic drill bit on a toy drill
- Author: claudius
- Time estimate: 10 minutes
- Difficulty: Very easy
This technique can used to support and fix the broken plastic portions of a number of plastic toys with parts that frequently snap such as axles, spouts, legs etc.
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Match up the broken plastic part and check that the pieces align.
The plastic part was hollow and had space to insert the wood support.
- Glue (Super glue, Wood Glue or Tacky glue)
- A bamboo chopstick from your favorite chinese restaurant
Cut the chopstick to the required size using a sharp knife.
Some trimming and shaving may be needed depending on the plastic part and the wooden dowel with the objective of to get a tight fit.