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Topic: I made resin spoons too! (Ode to Glitterkick!)  (Read 2015 times)
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« on: November 13, 2008 11:54:51 AM »

Mine are messy, messy, messy! I was in such a hurry to make some that I cut pictures out of old books, and tore up some jewelry that I had! LOL I didn't even use gloves, and the fumes made me want to pass out, but here are my spoons!
What the heck do I cut off the bottom of the spoon with??? Thank you to Glitterkick who makes the most beautiful spoons. I'm looking for inexpensive but beautiful things to make for Christmas. I liked the spoons because you can personalize them and I've always cut up thrifted cashmere to make hats, gloves, throws and scarves.

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  a blue bird

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Now that I've got the initial adrenaline out of me, I'll take my time on the next ones that I make for family! (Still got to cut off the bottoms!)
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« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2008 12:43:04 PM »

I love the background pics and the little bits to coordinate.
Try taking a sample of what you want to cut to the hardware store and ask them for a saw for cutting and a file/rasp to smooth the edges. I tried cutting a spoon yesterday with aviation nippers and it didn't work. I tried on saw but I don't have the right type of blade.
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« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2008 04:31:16 PM »

By Christmas everyone's going to be making these! First glitterkick, then me, then you, who knows, we may have a whole room full of people stealing spoons from the kitchen when no one's looking  Grin

I used a reeeally chunky pair of pliars. But next week i'm going to see if i can find a not too expensive pair of small bolt cutters, something that doesn't need too much pressure to save my hands.

I've only made 3 so far so those one's i wire wrapped and you cannot see where i cut. But i probably should invest in filing any more that i make.
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« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2008 04:59:04 AM »

These are very special spoons. Stupid question - Are they pendants?
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« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2008 09:06:23 AM »

Haha! I played around with making some of these too! I love your twist of putting other objects on the spoons though. Great idea!  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2008 11:02:58 AM »

These are very special spoons. Stupid question - Are they pendants?

Well, they're supposed to be but I haven't gotten the back of the spoon off yet! I'm going to the hardware store to get either a small metal saw or some bolt cutters and a file.  I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE these!! I've always collected unloved silverware anyway, I have a passion for spoons, vintage children's books, tiny buttons and stuff. This way I can finally make something from that stuff. I saw someone else her make beautiful red resin with pearls! Another girl just recently posted pills in resin which will give me something to do with all the meds I was given while out on disability that I refused to take! (I should have thrown them away, but they would send them FedEx once a month!) I have to find out if it's somehow illegal to wear them here even if they are encased and unusable, you know how the po po can get!
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