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Topic: Wind chime made out of a rusty tin can  (Read 7989 times)
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« Reply #10 on: June 28, 2007 01:38:56 AM »

you can paint the chime tubes.  I have done it with a brown primer. It doesn't seem to dampen the sound too much.
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« Reply #11 on: June 30, 2007 03:25:52 AM »

Very fun idea.

You can use oxidizers on tubing to get a rusty look on metal or a patina (sp?) look on copper.  It is sold in craft stores usually near the paint section.
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« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2007 09:04:43 AM »

very cool idea.. thanks for posting... probably could use discarded utensils for the chimes as well.... for that food theme...

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« Reply #13 on: July 18, 2007 10:01:35 PM »

You can rust most metal in a mixture of half bleach and half vinegar. Don't inhale and do this outside!!
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« Reply #14 on: July 30, 2007 10:27:35 PM »

What a great wind chime!  Someone asked about parts.  If you don't have access to a wholesale place a lot of times you can pick up wind chimes in Deals and Dollar Tree for a buck.  I take the parts from them and incorporate them into my own designs!
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« Reply #15 on: July 31, 2007 08:30:51 AM »

What a great wind chime!  Someone asked about parts.  If you don't have access to a wholesale place a lot of times you can pick up wind chimes in Deals and Dollar Tree for a buck.  I take the parts from them and incorporate them into my own designs!
That's a great idea. Go Dollar stores!!
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so what was that before?


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« Reply #16 on: September 15, 2007 09:44:02 PM »

i love wind chimes.  this is great 
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Hey, think ouside the trash can...


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« Reply #17 on: September 20, 2007 08:28:22 AM »

I made similar chimes for christmas gifts a few years ago, using old silverware for the actual chimes
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« Reply #18 on: September 20, 2007 08:44:20 AM »

I made some combining the silverware and tin can idea
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=196154.0
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