4. mars 2012

More repurposed china

Yesterday I went for a browse in my local charity shops, and the cats of the day were these plates.  All different shapes and colors, but very decorative in their own way.

 If everything goes to plan they will be turned innto something like this.

And if they break during the drilling process they’ll become jewelry.
I got several question about what tools I use to cut the ceramics, so I thought I’d let you in on the “secret”. I use my beloved Dremel, with various diamond tip drill bits. It’s a messy and time consuming job best done outside (Important: use safety glasses) but I find the end result well worth it.

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6 kommentarer:

L.A. sa...

So lovely! Can't wait to see how you put them together. Good luck with the drilling :)

Etcetorize sa...

Good luck! I'll be interested to hear what techniques work for you. Thanks for linking up at Etcetorize~

jennyhenny sa...

After drilling where do you get the handle inserts? .

Julie sa...

I love looking through the stacks of plates at my local thrift store. The ones you have found are beautiful.

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas sa...

I really love the beautiful serving piece you have created!!
Very pretty!


debbi@yankeeburrowcreations sa...

I love going thru the piles at thrift stores. Good luck with the drilling. I'm a new follower now.

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