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Have you ever had an idea that seemed excellent in your mind, but not so great when brought to reality. This is one of those. It seemed like a great idea to get rid of some old copper wire I had laying around. I was planning on making a bunch of these, but the wire (even when soldered) is still too flexible.

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-- A carpenter takes an ugly, knotted, twisted piece of wood and makes something beautiful and pure from it. Jesus is a carpenter, I am a piece of wood.





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Bob Areddy

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#1 posted 161 days ago

Copper is definitely a soft metal. Maybe try piano wire. That stuff is tough!

-- --Bob http://www.areddy.net/wood

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LARRYIA

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#2 posted 161 days ago

It’s a great idea. You could wrap the copper wire around a steel pin or a dowel.

-- LARRY

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Gixxerjoe04

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#3 posted 161 days ago

not a bad idea you had different wire, i think alternating the wood like having walnut maple on bottom then maple walnut on top or vise versa might look pretty cool

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OldWolfsWoodShop

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#4 posted 161 days ago

Nice concept, You could stiffen the copper with epoxy.

-- Making Sawdust is great stress relief... www.oldwolfswoodshop.ca

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 161 days ago

Nice work, cool design.

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

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bugz

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#6 posted 161 days ago

Cool, great way to display cards.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 161 days ago

A great design. Nice job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 155 days ago

Cool idea on the wire. It looks really attractive and unique. Great job!

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