Penny Uses For Practical Purposes

There’s an old British saying, “Look after the pennies, and the pounds will look after themselves.” Meaning, if you focus on saving small amounts of money, you will end up with larger amounts. Unfortunately, the United States penny has lost some appeal, as it is now more costly to produce than it is worth. Yet, there are still plenty of things to do with pennies, giving them a different type of value that is worth considering.
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Tap Shoes With Pennies
If you have little tikes who want to try out tap dancing, this is a great way to avoid the high cost of tap shoes for a probable short-term interest.
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Children Love The Sound
A bit of glue and pennies will give children the sound they look for and give you a chance to save up for something else.
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Exactly Even
For setting tiles in a DIY project, here is a trick for perfect placement. Depending on the amount of separation you want in between, pennies can give a precise exactness to your work.
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Tire Tread Test
A sure DIY way to check the wear and tear on your tire tread is the penny method. Stick a penny into the tread with Lincoln showing head-first. If the head is not completely covered and mostly visible, you may want to consider new tires for safety and grip.
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