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Topic: Look what my mum made...spoon wind-chimes! :D  (Read 6439 times)
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« on: January 24, 2007 05:42:29 PM »

Here is something that my mum made that I thought would be apreciated here. Its some wind chimes made from some silver spoons Mum bought at a recycling centre. She flattened them with a hammer on an anvil (yes, we have an anvil) and Dad drilled some holes for her. Then she tied them to a piece of an old picture frame. Isn't it a great idea? And it makes a really nice tinkling noise!

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Enjoy, and please give some feedback!

ps. my mum is cool

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« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2007 06:24:28 PM »

i've always loved chimes made from cutlery.  i'd love to try this sometime.

these look wonderful!  i love the spoons.
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« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2007 07:21:17 PM »

I have some friends that started a fake catholic sect for Renaissance Faires here in the states. They are a group of "monks" who call themselves the brotherhood of the spoon. They use spoons for everything, lots of deporative spoon things, even a hand turned "spoon" staff. Mostly they just run around faire drunk as can be. I think they would love this more than words can say!
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« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2007 07:43:44 PM »

That looks great--the only thing I would do is put some decorative gems or something on the spoons, so that they would reflect light as well.
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« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2007 07:53:53 AM »

that's a great idea!!
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« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2007 09:33:46 AM »

your mum is very talented.  the chimes are fantastic! Grin
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« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2007 07:05:18 PM »

Ah, I love this.  My grandpa made spoon windchimes for my family, instead of a piece of wood though he used a fork, with each prong? of the fork bent in a different direction, and hung the spoons off of that.  I love the way they sound
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« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2007 08:54:16 AM »

I have some made of forks, spoons and butter knieves that I bought in Pennsylvania ... I like your mother's better. I like that they are hanging in a straight line, as opposed to a circular pattern (like mine). Tell your mom they are really great  Grin!
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« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2007 05:56:22 AM »

thats pretty slick.
i saw fork ones once.
iin someones backyard.
yes i am a creepy stalker. yes i look in peoples yards.
anyway...whats an anvil?
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« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2007 06:03:33 AM »

That is really cute!  I bet the sound is pretty in the breeze!
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