|Project by ralbuck||posted 12-12-2016 06:29 AM||570 views||0 times favorited||17 comments|
I was using scrap hardwood up, making a bottle openers for a future sale. I found that one I had accidentally just cut to a usable shaped had a strong resemblance to a hippo. Without any input , I asked 3 other people what the shape looked like—all said hippo.
I then decided to make a template and tweak it a little more.
You see the result. Unknown wood species, but quite hard, about 1/2 inch by 5 by 1-1/2.
I drilled an eye in and the hole for the convenience loop, as I made the template at the same time I cut it out.
I will make some more up and when I hear someone singing the title song they are going to ge their Hippo for Christmas!
Did not make pattern, just cut the template from my mock-up.
-- just rjR