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Making a Wooden Pendant #1: My wood pendant process

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Blog entry by S2artDesigns posted 1074 days ago 1870 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I figured I would put this out there in case anyone was interested to know what I do to make these wooden pendants. Its not complicated. Anyone can do it with their scraps. I personally like to use burl wood but if you have less figured wood you can pair it up with contrasting colors and shapes for a nice effect. ANYWAY, Picture time.
I skipped the wood selection process in the photos. I was making this one for a friend and she picked the piece, marked the spot she wanted and then I took over. Made it in about 30-40 minutes. Apple burl was the wood.

That last photo is not the same pendant. She took it home with her so I didnt get to properly photograph it but that one is a bit similar. Just so you know what it kinda ended up looking like.

Ok, Comments appreciated as always and if you have any questions feel free to ask. :)

-- Visit my Etsy site to see my burl wood jewelry at http://www.etsy.com/shop/S2ArtDesigns?ref=si_shop



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MrsN

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#1 posted 1074 days ago

wow, your wood shop is a park bench!

I feel positively high-tech using a scroll saw to cut out my pendants compared to your coping saw.
Fantastic work!
Katie

-- ----- www.KNWoodworking.com ----- --

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S2artDesigns

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#2 posted 1074 days ago

HAHAHA no no no its not a park bench. Its a friends back porch. I don’t have much fancy equipment and can’t work at home because of my parents allergies so I work at my friends house. Mostly do things by hand. Small belt sander is about as fancy as I get. haha. But thanks too!

-- Visit my Etsy site to see my burl wood jewelry at http://www.etsy.com/shop/S2ArtDesigns?ref=si_shop

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#3 posted 1072 days ago

That looks real nicé,and thats a projekt were the costs too wood is low :D

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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S2artDesigns

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#4 posted 1072 days ago

Napoleon, Thanks and yes its quite economical. haha. I usually get scraps for pretty cheap and can pay for it with a few pendants. Example- I got a 40 pound box of burl cutoffs from a friend and I paid for it after selling four pendants. I don’t overcharge though I dont think. I look at it like I am the customer and what I would want to pay for something. Usually not more than 20. Mostly closer to 15 but stuff like snakewood is a little higher. Anyway, Thanks for the comment! :)

-- Visit my Etsy site to see my burl wood jewelry at http://www.etsy.com/shop/S2ArtDesigns?ref=si_shop

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