Introduction: Ball and Chain Band

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I wanted to make a funny gift for my cousin on his big day, one that would lighten the mood of their entire wedding.
First I cut out a rectangular strip of sheet metal with the same length as the circumference of his ring finger.
Then I soldered the ends of the strip together into a band.
Next I soldered a jump ring onto the band, from which I attached a chain.
Putting that aside I found a rubber bouncy ball and painted it metallic silver and screwed in an eyelet screw.
Once the paint dried I attached the chain to the eyelet.  This is a cheap, but decent looking gift for the groom in your life.


itsmelin (author)2014-10-11

Love it!

Delete_ (author)2013-10-27

I came in like a wrecking baaaall!

sunshiine (author)2013-03-10

Love this! Thanks for sharing your hard work and do have a splendorous day!

arpoky (author)2012-12-16

Quite possibly the most accurate wedding band I have ever seen!

he145033 (author)2012-02-21

i think this is more of a weapon

flyingpuppy (author)2011-07-30

Too funny! That would be right up my alley.

Mrballeng (author)2011-07-28

This is hilarious! I love it.

Do I see one of these being made for a certian upcoming wedding? Or maybe a set of cufflinks for the groom!

I swear I am star struck lol, it's humbling to be complimented in any way.

RedneckEngineer (author)2011-07-28

This is a great idea! Love it!

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Bio: I can't get enough out of the mundane day-to-day, so I learn, build, and even the name of science of course.
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