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Project by Jimnl posted 10-31-2012 04:53 AM 1071 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I would like to find some gold alligator clips that aren’t in a kit, until I do, Radio Shack and Ace Hardware are my friends. The base of the clip is pretty flimsy metal and to strengthen it, I have epoxied 1/2” pieces of stiff wire inside. The first Helper I made, I didn’t do that and it broke quickly.

These are all in the 6” range, some a little shorter, some longer.

At the craft show, I’m using a paper mache’ model of a hand to demonstrate the proper use in holding the end of a bracelet, not that anyone would ever use them for any other purpose.

-- to turn or not to turn, is that really a question?





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Rustic

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#1 posted 10-31-2012 04:59 AM

nice work

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Eric in Florida.

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#2 posted 10-31-2012 12:39 PM

All very nice.
And I thought of another purpose, but that was from a long time ago…lol
All unique and the designs are very nice.
Thanks for sharing.

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#3 posted 10-31-2012 02:11 PM

Another purpose? Maybe to pick up small items?

-- to turn or not to turn, is that really a question?

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#4 posted 10-31-2012 02:33 PM

Very nice! I’ll bet the sell well.
Woodwrecker, you read my mind.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#5 posted 10-31-2012 09:22 PM

Well made. Women will love them.

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#6 posted 11-01-2012 12:51 AM

Can U sayRro**h Clip?

-- "ButI'mMuchBetterNow"

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#7 posted 11-02-2012 11:09 AM

I thought that is what husbands were for. ;)

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