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Turning a Small Ring box on the Lathe

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Blog entry by Brett posted 858 days ago 2906 reads 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Howdy Folks!

Looks like another lathe related video coming your way! I have soooo much fun turning things. I uploaded it in full HD and it took FOREVER! Whew, I am glad that is over. ha ha.

Anyway, I hope that you enjoy the watching the process that I went through doing this little box. I call it a ring box because that is about all that will fit in it, it’s small. I actually thought of it for Valentines Day and I put a ring in one and gave it to my wife. If I were to store a ring in it, I would add some foam with a slot cut in it to hold the ring so it wouldn’t get beat up rolling around in the box.

Thanks for watching!

Brett

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com



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AJswoodshop

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#1 posted 858 days ago

Thanks for putting John 3:16!
AJ

-- If I can do it.....so can you! -AJswoodshop

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kenn

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#2 posted 857 days ago

Thanks for posting this, it was great to watch your tool positioning and technique, helped me tons.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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harrywho

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#3 posted 857 days ago

Neat video and box. Thanks

-- Harry, Indiana

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plantek

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#4 posted 857 days ago

Fantastic!!!
What a lesson.
I have the same lathe (40-460) and love it.

Thanks for posting…

-- If you want it and it's within reason... It's on it's way!

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tomd

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#5 posted 855 days ago

Great video, very nice ring box. I enjoyed watching you turn it, good work.

-- Tom D

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Brett

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#6 posted 855 days ago

Thank you everybody! This was a fun project all around, making the box and the video. I am glad that everyone has enjoyed it.

Brett

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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ed220

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#7 posted 855 days ago

Great project. What kind of wood and what grade of sand paper did you use ?
I “favorited” it. Thanks for posting. Your technique is flawless imho.

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Brett

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#8 posted 855 days ago

Thank you ed220! The wood is maple and I sanded it to 660 grit. As far as technique, good thing for editing software. It makes me look better than I am, especially when I can “cut” the mistakes! ha ha

Brett

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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guitar1999

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#9 posted 690 days ago

Very nice ring box! What chuck are you using on that lathe? I’m about ready to dive deeper into turning and that’s probably my next purchase.

-- Jesse - Cape Cod, MA

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Marvinlsnod

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#10 posted 21 days ago

Nice job, I enjoyed watching the video

-- Marvin, Lancaster,Ca

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