I’ve probably given away about 20 rings by now to friends and nurses I met during my difficulties. I wanted to get a bit more sophisticated now that I’m used to my lathe. Here are a few more. This one is Osage, red cedar (juniperis) a...
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Location: Council Hill, Oklahoma
I'm a retired jack of all trades, and I mean literally. I have a tiny shop in an old Lay's Potato Chip van. At least it's aluminum. I seem to like learning the hardest things, like hand cut dovetails, and violins.
What I love most is making tools and small boxes, I hope to make some very detailed examples soon.
-- Okie from Council Hill
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I started making rings with a lathe I made from an old small drill press that I had replaced with a nice Shop Fox a few years ago. I made mandrels for ID and OD so I could cut inside and outside of the ring. That was very tedious as I had to rel...