"walnut" rattlesnake necklace

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Project by jaykaypur posted 08-02-2014 02:16 AM 1335 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!

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

Very cool. But I really hate snakes.

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

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#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.

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#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."

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#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.

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#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.

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