Wind Chime

January 20, 2017

a full view and a closeup of completed wind chime

Command™ Brand

Vintage keys and a vintage gear make a charming wind chime for your home. A fun up cycling project using a few simple items and hung up damage-free with a Command™ Outdoor Medium Slate Terrace Hook.


Materials needed:

NOTE: Follow all Command™ Brand package instructions for proper surface cleaning and prep, adhesive strip placement and recommended weight claims.

leather cord hanging from a command outdoor medium slate terrace hook

Instructions:

1. Choose 4 keys for the inside ring and 4 for the outside ring.

an assortment of keys on a table

2. For the inside ring, cut a 24" (60.96 cm) piece of cord.

a bundle of leather cord

3. Tie a key to one end of the cord and wrap the cord around the inside metal ring.

leather cord looped through a vintage key

4. Leave 10 inches (25 cm) of cord above the ring for the wind chime to hang from. Wrap the remaining cord around the other side of the inside ring. Tie a key to the end of the cord hanging below the gear.

 

Repeat the steps above for one more cord with one key attached to each end.

multiple keys attached to a vintage gear by leather cords

5. Cut 4 pieces of cord between 5-7 inches (13-18 cm) long. Tie one end of each cord to a key and the other end to the outside ring of the gear.

fully assembled wind chime hanging from the ceiling

6. Make sure the keys are at various heights, but are able to come in contact with one another. Adjust keys around the rings as necessary to keep the wind chime balanced.

 

Hang the wind chime on a Command™ Outdoor Medium Slate Terrace Hook.

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