LumberJocks

"walnut" rattlesnake necklace

  • Advertise with us
Project by jaykaypur posted 08-02-2014 02:16 AM 709 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The rattles are inserted into the tiny walnut holder and a leather string goes through the top of the walnut. Took me 20 minutes longer than it should have to shape the walnut piece as it got away from me as I was using the belt sander. Kicked it out into the front of the shop…among woodscraps and grass. LOL The clasp is actually a 3/8” dowel that I used a forstner bit to fashion the 2 pieces. Looks fragile but is actually only delicate. Am entering it in the local fair here. The rattles came from a friend and the snake was about 5’. Thanks for the looks and comments.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!





5 comments so far

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

14588 posts in 1027 days


#1 posted 08-02-2014 03:19 AM

Very cool. But I really hate snakes.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View lew's profile

lew

10092 posts in 2444 days


#2 posted 08-02-2014 03:39 AM

Really like that clasp idea! Snakes are definitely not on my most liked list.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

View cajunpen's profile

cajunpen

14403 posts in 2755 days


#3 posted 08-02-2014 04:17 PM

Cool piece – I’m with Monte – I Hate Snakes

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

View doubleDD's profile

doubleDD

2578 posts in 732 days


#4 posted 08-02-2014 05:31 PM

Nice necklace. Aren’t these suppose to be good luck?

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

View Roger's profile

Roger

14859 posts in 1493 days


#5 posted 08-03-2014 12:45 PM

Good snakes, are dead ones. LOL Nice necklace. OH, they make a good pair o boots as well. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase