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jodilee
« on: August 03, 2008 08:02:11 AM »

Ok so I used to work in a factory making coffee machines. They threw a lot of metal to the recyccling place and I decided as some of these metal offcuts were nice shapes I'd take some home.
I had an old light fitting and so together with the piecs of metal and lots of jump rings which I also scavenged from my old employer I have a garden mobile.

After more than two years I have finally made something from some of the pieces.

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ninjanator
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2008 09:05:32 AM »

wow very nice Smiley circles are my favorite shape and i love what you've done with them here Smiley the little dangle is charming
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« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2008 11:14:49 AM »

Love it.  I think it would also make a great light fixture!
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jodilee
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2008 12:11:08 PM »

Love it.  I think it would also make a great light fixture!

 Grin It was a light fixture before i got it with really naff plastic/crystals which were broken tarnished and incomplete.

I think maybe now its a bit sparse looking but it gives a very pleasant tinkling sound in the wind. I may be adding some flashes of colour with some beads but not quite sure yet.
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« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2008 01:01:35 PM »

Awesome!
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