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Metal Baseball Bat Available at a Thrift Store or eBay I bought a bunch of aluminum baseball bats on eBay for about $4 a bat – this is a great price for a high-grade material like aluminum.
Pendant Light Cord with Porcelain Socket Available at The Color Cord Company The Color Cord Company is my favorite place for getting light fixtures. They have an awesome selection of colors and features.
Wine Cork Recycle I had some left over silk cord from a past project that just happened to match the turquoise electrical set I purchased from The Color Cord Company.
Paint Stripping Wheel Available online at Amazon.com A paint-stripping wheel attaches to a drill and makes removing the paint from the bats really easy.
Wire Brush Attachment for Drill Available online at Amazon.com Wire brush wheels will also work to remove paint on the bats. The cone shaped ones are good for reaching the inner surface of the bat.
Drum Sander Available online at Amazon.com I used drum sander for shaping and smoothing the cut edges of the bat.
RYOBI 18 Volt Cordless Drill Available at Home Depot
RYOBI 18 Volt Reciprocating Saw Available at Home Depot
RYOBI 18 Volt JobPlus™ with Multi-Tool Attachment Available at Home Depot