I saw one of these pins as a display at a store and ask how much and they said 150.00$. although it was made out of metal the one I decided to make works just as good. I did get a few ideas from a different instrucable that I would like to give credit too.
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Step 1: Get Supplies and Tools
10 inch fan
8 ft chains
3/4 inch pvc pipe 6ft
3-(3 ways 3/4" pvc connector)
3/4 inch two way connector
4- 3/4 in end caps of legs
silver duct tape
silver spray paint
Step 2: Assemble Pvc Stand
cut the pvc into 4 six inch peices and 1 12 inch piece and connect the pieces into the connector pieces.
Step 3: Make Basket
the basket is made out of a 10 inch fan. I took the fan apart and had to pieces. I cut one of the sides so that it was flat for the top. I screwed this piece in a 1 ft piece of pvc pipe. i put a cork in the pvc to screw into. I cut the chain lengh in to 1 ft pieces. For the bottom of the basket i used the other have of the fan with the the sides that curve up and cut them to fit on the lids.
Step 4: Final
The fan was origanlly white and i spray painted it with silver spray paint.
I also put silver duct tape around the white pvc to give the metal basket look.