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This monkey was made from two bullet shells and 20” of brass wire. It makes for a cool way to hang your keys. The face is my design ...
Here’s more to how I made this little brass monkey. These pictures were taken while making the project though, for the sake of being concise, I left them out. ...
Safety Note: Never use live ammunition for any kind of project. These bullet shells are expended meaning the have no primer or powder. Use a pipe cutter to ...
To form the face start by coiling 16 gage steal wire around a socket bit. Cut off two loops. One being a complete circle while the other is ...
By this step the face is taking shape but it’s still all bumpy. Tighten the ball punch into a vise and use it as an anvil to tap ...
The body is made by using the same wire relief method. To get the general shape of the body I took a section of 1” pipe and squeezed ...
Set the monkey on a sheet of paper and draw out the limbs. Use this as a template as you form the 3/16” brass wire with round nose ...
After the limbs and head are soldered, polish the monkey with a polishing wheel. For a further finished design I baked polymer clay into the backside.
Originally I was going to hang this little monkey from my rear view mirror but in the end I decided to use it as a key hanger. So ...
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