A couple more rattles

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Project by pinkfish posted 06-29-2009 06:58 AM 1260 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I make a few of these rattles now and then for kids when they are born. Here a couple more. They are made from hard maple with a space routed out with a box bit, then glued together to make a whiole. I burn on the name with a nice soldering iron too.

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#1 posted 06-29-2009 09:30 AM

Very cool rattles. Reminds me, I’ve got a new grandson I could make a couple for. Thanks for the idea.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#2 posted 06-29-2009 02:55 PM

what are you putting in for the rattlers?

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#3 posted 06-29-2009 05:35 PM

Cool idea well done

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#4 posted 06-30-2009 01:49 AM

I have plastic beads I was using for kaleidoscopes, I put those in it. Whatever sounds good though works, corn would also work. I have seen people make captured ring rattles too, although I think I like the enclosed ones.

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