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Just a quick old fashioned looking sheriff badge for a kids cowboy/sheriff costume. Its made from the bottom of an aluminum bottle.


3366carlos (author)2016-09-16


spiderham (author)2015-05-18

I'm wondering if sanding the bottom off would have been a little faster and easier. A couple seconds on a disc or belt sander and the piece is free, a little longer hand sanding on a sheet of 120 grit on a flat surface.

pheenix42 (author)2014-12-29

Get yourself a jeweler's saw or a coping saw with a metal cutting blade; you'll be able to saw out bits like this and avoid all that filing. Having said that, well done and thanks for the upload!

TabLeft (author)pheenix422014-12-29

yeah I know but i was in a hurry, and my local big box stores don't carry metal blades for copings saw for some dumb reason. and i don't own a jewelers saw but i do plan to get one. Thanks!

mquiring1 (author)2014-10-31

Simple and a Great idea!!!

TabLeft (author)mquiring12014-10-31

Thank you!

JackedUp (author)2014-10-31

Awesome project. My boys will love it. Thanks!

TabLeft (author)JackedUp2014-10-31

Thanks! My son loves it

TabLeft (author)2014-10-31

Thanks! Yeah the bottle is really the only reason I buy those. Lots of neat stuff you can make out of them.

seamster (author)2014-10-31

Very impressive! I would have never guessed that badge was made from the bottom of an aluminum beer bottle. Those looks extremely useful, now that I see what you can do with them. Nice!

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