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« on: December 27, 2013 09:00:49 PM »

I made a necklace hanger for my friend who likes taxidermy out of cheap toys and some wood.



It took a lot more work than I expected; First, the dollar store toys I bought started melting... so those were a no-go... then I wasn't finding enough variety of hollow toys... I ended up with still needing one more and ended up just drilling right through a swordfish... lol. The rest of the toys are held on by first covering the screws in polymer clay and baking it, then puting them in the cavities of the painted-white toy heads and filling it up with hot glue... then pre-drilling the holes before twisting the animals heads on. The screws also happened to go too far out the back of the board and I had to file them down. It was all pretty insane but it ended up looking really nice and polished looking so I'm pretty proud of it.

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My friend that I gifted this to sent me this picture of it in action lol so hear you go:



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« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2013 10:42:45 PM »

Ha, I love this! And the fact that it's a necklace hanger is brilliant! Cheesy
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It is so great. It rocks.
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« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2013 08:11:23 AM »

Awsome & so clever! Totally rocks!
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« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2013 05:25:09 PM »

Ha, I love this! And the fact that it's a necklace hanger is brilliant! Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2013 08:17:50 AM »

Very, very cool looking.
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« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2014 07:07:29 AM »

How quirky and fun! I really love this!
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« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2014 07:25:22 AM »

I just love this! 
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