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Make a Silverware Keychain


Silverware Keychain

Silverware Keychain

Photo © Erin Huffstetler
Use an old spoon or fork to make a silverware keychain for yourself or to give as a gift.
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: 15 minutes or less

Here's How:

  1. Cut the handle off of spoon or fork about 2-1/2 inches from the end, using a pair of cutting pliers.
  2. Then, bend the skinny end of the handle around a key ring, forming a closed loop (needle nose pliers work well for this).
  3. Thread your keys onto your new keychain or wrap it and give it as a gift.


  1. Use the same technique to make a pendant necklace or a pair of earrings
  2. Thrift stores and yard sales are a cheap source for odds and ends silverware

What You Need

  • A spoon or fork
  • A pair of cutting pliers
  • A pair of needle nose pliers
  • A key ring

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