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Here is a great project for used brass bullet shells!

Step 1: Tools and Materials

Picture of Tools and Materials
Materials:

-Used bullet shell (doesn't really depend on the size)
-Scrap metal (preferable the same type as your shell)
-Small fake diamond

Tools

-Saw
-Hammer
-Drill
-Sand Paper
-Polish
-Solder and flux
-Torch
-Super glue
 
bullet shells i have a few
(when i say a few i meen a lot)
here are my first two attempts! Tis was also my first time soldering! thanks for the inspiration!
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Emsaid (author)  desertsniper3 years ago
Great work! looks nice!
thank you
sabu.dawdy3 years ago
brillient work.. my mouth hang open while watching this video hehe
ilpug3 years ago
ARGH! I am in the trial and error process of figuring out how to make these. Your design is much simpler than mine though. I was trying to make it all in one piece from a single shell with no joints. the shell is too brittle though. Well done! In my design I was just going to use the shell base as the ring decoration.
Emsaid (author)  ilpug3 years ago
thats what I tried to do in the beginning, didnt work to well so I just went with this idea. I think it might work though if you softened the brass first, I didnt realize till now that you can do that but oh well
ilpug Emsaid3 years ago
I tried heating it with a blowtorch but it ruined the brass finish. I was going to try it with a steel shell and keep the patina. I like your design a lot better though in general.
Nice to see ammo jewelry other than a bullet hanging from a chain. I like that you used a 357 to top it off.

If I made one I would have the tip of the bullet in place of a stone.

Excellent job!!!
Mrballeng3 years ago
This is great! Good work.
That is just gorgeous! Great instructions and photos, too. :D
Emsaid (author)  jessyratfink3 years ago
Thank You!
i will be making one of these for my girlfriend!
That's so cool and beautiful too.
I think I'll have my man make me one.

Thank you for sharing!