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Curly Maple Rattle

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Project by BedHedNed posted 12-06-2016 03:14 PM 702 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Eight sectioned curly maple rattle. Each section was dyed a different color. Rattle is filled with BBs, springs were attached in each end so rattle rings when shaken. Rattle was a gift for my infant nephew.





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ZAGREB

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#1 posted 12-06-2016 03:23 PM

very nice,I have a little granddaughter and I”ll make one to her
realy like it
thanks for sharing

-- bambi

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bobasaurus

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#2 posted 12-06-2016 08:58 PM

That is really nice work, I love the segmented glue-up and great colors. Did you carve the lines by hand to make the final texture?

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 12-06-2016 10:05 PM

That is cool. It’s like a double barrel rattle. That will be a conversation piece 20 years from now.

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

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John

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#4 posted 12-06-2016 10:28 PM

Nice rattle, can’t imagine how it rings though. Is that spring loose or secured inside?

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 12-06-2016 10:40 PM

This rattle turned out beautifully.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Kayvon

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#6 posted 12-07-2016 01:00 AM

Very nice. I really like the shape.

-- Kayvon

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BedHedNed

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#7 posted 12-07-2016 01:07 AM

Thanks, all. The lines were carved with a dremel, the edges of the grooves were then rounded over with sanding sticks and sandpaper. The springs are not loose, I carved a slot for the base of each spring and glued them in with epoxy.

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9x9

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#8 posted 12-07-2016 02:13 AM

Looks good—- like the colors

Ok—I’m not the sharpest tool in the shed—- But what’s the purpose of the spring?

-- Broussard, LA

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BedHedNed

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#9 posted 12-07-2016 02:58 PM

9×9, the springs ring as the BBs inside bang against them as the rattle is shaken.

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#10 posted 12-07-2016 04:11 PM

Great looking baby toy. Colours are magnificant. I hope lot of babies will play with it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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indgreg

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#11 posted 12-07-2016 05:11 PM

That is beautiful

-- greg indiana

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