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thumbtack

chiefly US and Canadian a short tack with a broad smooth head for fastening papers to a drawing board, etc.
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Working on such a tiny scale, Mr Brown had to use map pins, balsa wood and mustard seed for the rivets.
You can carve the eyes, or you can use inexpensive round black map pins available at any office supply store.
Map pins can be customized in look and feel and they can be categorized.
With their broad swathes of bold colour, treacly resin, and highly decorative patterns of dots, beads, glitter, map pins and collage, Ofili's best-known paintings, such as Afrodizzia (Second version) (1996; Fig.
Twelve-foot tall red pins that resemble map pins have been placed at various destinations around the city, such as the Franklin Park Zoo, Children's Museum and Faneuil Hall.
Using acetate, acrylic, aluminum tape, corrugated plastic, felt, felt-tip markers, foamcore, ink, map pins, paper, photographs, pipe cleaners, pom-poms, velour paper, and vinyl, Diana Cooper makes "three-dimensional drawings," many of them extremely large.