Fire Hose Belt with Serious Hardware

Posted: July 24, 2011 in Uncategorized
Here’s a couple different view of a new interactive piece.

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 I spotted a bundle of these painted brass key plates in an antique store, and knew we could clean them up nicely.

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Used the trusty grinder with a brush wheel.

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I found this big disc (antique water spigot handle) at the same store, and the finished belt was so heavy, I weighed it just to see (only 4 lbs.). 

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Here are some close ups  of the finished belt 

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Notice the leather straps unsnap to release the key and chain. 

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