Baby rattle

  • Advertise with us
Project by jlb posted 04-23-2013 04:34 AM 1172 views 4 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,

8 comments so far

View deon's profile


2395 posts in 2115 days

#1 posted 04-23-2013 05:37 AM

A cool pattern

-- Dreaming patterns

View Hoizbastla's profile


29 posts in 986 days

#2 posted 04-23-2013 06:45 AM

Nice work, wish i had you as neighbour too

-- the best tools are nothing without creativity

View BritBoxmaker's profile


4586 posts in 2125 days

#3 posted 04-23-2013 07:29 AM

The pattern works really well.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

View Ken90712's profile


16037 posts in 2278 days

#4 posted 04-23-2013 09:35 AM

That is great! What a cool toy…..

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

View Chase's profile


448 posts in 2116 days

#5 posted 04-23-2013 11:16 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.

View JoeinGa's profile


5633 posts in 1096 days

#6 posted 04-23-2013 11:47 AM

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

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

View Dick's profile


156 posts in 1282 days

#7 posted 04-24-2013 03:03 AM

I like the design! Very nice work!

-- Dick

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

14393 posts in 2195 days

#8 posted 05-30-2013 11:45 AM

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

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics