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« on: September 14, 2013 12:45:12 PM »

First of all, this isn't an original idea - I saw something similar on Etsy and I instantly wanted to try and make some!!
  I bought some old silver plated spoons months ago, then kind of lost my nerve.  I don't have any real experience with cutting metal and I had visions of shrapnel wounds, but I finally bit the bullet and gave it a try.  In the end, the hardest part was stringing them up so that they were visually pleasing and actually chimed.  I've already sent them off to my sister - she asked me months ago if I could make her a wind chime.  Smiley  I bet she'll like 'em!
  Hard to get a good pic - but you get the idea...

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« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2013 01:11:46 PM »

I love how they turned out.  Good job, you!
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« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2013 01:38:57 PM »

Very cool!
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« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2013 01:53:34 PM »

I have seen your inspiration for this and I think this may be better.
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« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2013 02:04:22 PM »

Awww - thanks so much!
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« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2013 04:01:12 PM »

Way to conquer New-craft Fear! You totally schooled those spoons!  (see what I did there?)
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« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2013 12:01:21 AM »

You did a great job!
That's a beautiful wind chime. I bet your sister will love it.
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« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2013 06:53:58 AM »

So cute and unique. Bet the tinkle it makes is very pretty. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2013 12:25:24 PM »

Thanks all - and YES!  It does make a really pretty sound - I was pleasantly surprised!
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« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2013 08:06:22 AM »

Rocked this, cos it does!
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