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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 07-16-2012, 04:13 PM Thread Starter


 
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Another DIY toy!

i got another idea for a toy today.
(the thickness of the rope can be changed for bigger birds)
these are the supplies:
plastic chain link (the chain came in handy with many toy making projects), jute rope. thin cotton (?) rope, beads


this it the toy base (without any of the beads)


this is the base, is was part of a bracelet i made. just to make it clearer of what the toy 'looks' like


*add the beads*

the finished toy:

with this toy there are so many options with the beads etc that you want to add!


i left the thin string ends kind of long so i can tighten them and the birds will probably like playing with them.

for directions on the toy base (its not just a braid ), PM me and i will make a thread.

for more pics of my toys go to:
www.photobucket.com/thepetbarn-toys

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That's a brilliant idea! Thanks for sharing

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Great idea!


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thanks! i saw lenny playing with the "snowflake" beads at the bottom. then when i said 'good boy' he stopped

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Thanks for sharing! I'm making DYI Jolly balls for my birds and is difficult to make toys that are not too heavy; I just finished a 10" JB last night and it is heavy, so this gives me a great idea to improve the design.
Thanks again!
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are you making mini versions of the "Jolly Balls" for horses? or is it a different looking toy?
horse jolly balls:

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These are the ones I finished last night a 10" and a 6"
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aahhh. they look like they would be fun to play with!

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Very good job. Cute toy.


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thanks! i have made a more complicated one that i posted a pic of in another thread

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