Spoon Ring

January 29th, 2009 by laupre Leave a reply »

img_1692

This is a project I’ve been wanting to do for a while.  I’ve seen a number of rings made from silverware out and around on the internets, but I wasn’t sure about bending the spoon without special tools.  Luckily, I didn’t need to rely on any special mental powers.  This cheap spoon I found at Goodwill bent easily enough with a pair of pliers.  I tried to keep the spoon wrapped in a towel to prevent marks from the pliers, but it didn’t work perfectly.  I don’t mind a few scuffs and scratches though, I’m really happy with the outcome.

img_1683img_1690

By the time I had gotten the handle shaped into the curve I wanted, the head of the spoon had already been bent back and forth enough that it wasn’t hard to snap it off (this stuff was really soft!).  I used my dremel to grind down the shap edge and buff and shine up the ring.

img_1672

Here you can see the ring resting on what is left over from the spoon.  See how tarnished it was? uck! I just loved the design on the handle though.  I’m so happy it cleaned up all shiny pretty.

Advertisement

Leave a Reply