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Today we took an ordinary coconut and turned it into cabs, I had to be different and turned mine into a toggle. We started with your basic coconut from the grocery store, drained it, split it and then pried the meat out. What you have left is simply shell so with a hammer we broke it into pieces then cut out shapes with a jewelers saw. I can think of some great things to cut from this including spacers n such. The inside of the nut shell is almost more interesting than the outside and the cool thing about making a toggle out of a already round object is that it follows the shape of the wrist so well you would think it was formed just for this function. I have big plans for this toggle and it doesn't have any holes for links drilled yet but I figured most of you have enough imagination to see where its going. I should have a bracelet made out of this by next week and I will share photos when I do.