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Blog entry by Brett posted 02-14-2014 05:21 AM 1070 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey guys!

I made a video to show how I made my wooden ring out of a hand plane shaving.

I posted the project here.

This is the link to the video on youtube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lY0zkIG6tb8

Thanks for checking it out!

Brett

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



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redryder

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#1 posted 02-14-2014 07:02 AM

Nice video Brett. The process was well explained.
I would like to see your technique for comparing different dowels to your wife’s fingers….............

-- mike...............

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Skylark53

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#2 posted 02-14-2014 01:28 PM

Good job with the video Brett. As I said before, I’ve not seen this before, but I do plan to give it a try.. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Picklehead

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#3 posted 02-14-2014 07:19 PM

This looks great. Going to have my daughter watch it and share a little shop time. Possibly a better way to get the ring off the dowel would be to drill a hole in a board and then use it to push the ring off. Thanks for a great idea and a good tutorial.

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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Brett

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#4 posted 02-14-2014 07:36 PM

Picklehead-That is exactly what I did for the first ring that I made. The video was of the second ring I made. I made the 2nd and third rings slighty larger than the first and I don’t have a bit size larger than the dowel but small enough to engage the ring. Great tip, thank you!

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

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scrappy

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#5 posted 02-15-2014 04:47 AM

Very cool idea.
I have made a couple of rings myself. Have wanted to try a layered or laminated one but haven’t tried yet.
After seeing your way of doing it, will have to break out the old planer and give it a try.

Just because it has never been done that way before, doesn’t mean it is the wrong way of doing it.

Great job of thinking outside the box!

Keep it up.
Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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Brett

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#6 posted 02-15-2014 06:05 AM

Thanks everyone!

Scrappy-I just made a walnut and maple laminated one tonight!

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

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