Baby rattle

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Project by jlb posted 04-22-2013 at 09:34 PM 902 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Baby rattle for neighbor’s baby. Alternating squares of walnut and maple glued up and turned. 1/4” steel balls for rattle sound.
Finish is mineral oil. 3 and 1/2 inches long. Diameter is 1.98” which exceeds federal non-choking size limits. Comments welcome.

-- Jim, Ca,

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#1 posted 04-22-2013 at 10:37 PM

A cool pattern

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#2 posted 04-22-2013 at 11:45 PM

Nice work, wish i had you as neighbour too

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#3 posted 04-23-2013 at 12:29 AM

The pattern works really well.

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#4 posted 04-23-2013 at 02:35 AM

That is great! What a cool toy…..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 04-23-2013 at 04:16 AM

That is awesome, I was just thinking about making one for a friend’s new child. You put the balls in before the turning I am guessing?

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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#6 posted 04-23-2013 at 04:47 AM

Nice! I wonder what all the slobber will do to it over time? :-)

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#7 posted 04-23-2013 at 08:03 PM

I like the design! Very nice work!

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#8 posted 05-30-2013 at 04:45 AM

That is outstanding!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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