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Recycled Moroccan Windchime

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This windchime is made from a thriftstore brass teapot and plate. To that add beads or whatever else you wish to complete the Moroccan inspired chime. This is a guide about recycled Moroccan windchime.
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April 2, 2012

I made this with mostly recycled items. Most of this you can find in your local thrift store. I used an old brass tea pot, old brass plate, and used planter. I then found some old plastic beads that my daughter had in a tin when she was little. I bought some old vintage mismatched silverware at an estate sale and went to Lowe's and bought a metal pipe.
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I painted the pipe black with a cheap can of spray paint and drilled holes all the way through the top and bottom of the pipe. I then took a drill and drilled holes in the brass plate and ran a screw to hold the tea pot onto the plate. I drilled tiny holes around the base of the plate and through the silverware. I then strung brass wire through beads, silverware, and pipe. I added prisms here and there for interest.

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This was a fun project using any type of recycled items. It helps to have some kind of power tool experience.

By Cathy from Stanwood, WA

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April 3, 20120 found this helpful

Pretty cool. What did you use for the clapper in the middle of the chimes?

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April 4, 20120 found this helpful

Sorry I did not add that in the listing, two (jingle bell sor Sleigh Bells) I had from Christmas and mounted them on the chain that holds the upside down small planter in the center of windchime. Hope that helps : )

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February 18, 20170 found this helpful

Glorious!

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