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Project by JonBikeRacer posted 01-11-2015 11:51 PM 825 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to make my girl a ring for her birthday, and of course, I had to practice first. The first few ‘turned’ out nice, so I made several different flavors.

Then, people requested that I make more!

If anyone knows of a finish that is better/harder than General Finishes’ Wood Turners Finish, please, let me know.

-- Jon "That's about as close as I can eyeball it"

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#1 posted 01-12-2015 01:46 AM

CA glue finish it like people do a pen you could make a mandrel to mount them on with maybe a rubber stopper or something

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#2 posted 01-12-2015 10:03 AM

Hey John. By coincidence I just posted my rings too. I used CA glue. very durable. If you wnat to knock the shine down just buff with 0000 steel wohl. Your rings look fabulous!

-- Every project is an opportunity to acquire new tools and any solution that requires buying a new tool is the correct one.

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#3 posted 01-12-2015 11:07 PM

Thanks y’all! I must say, the General Finishes stuff is quite fantastic, but I was wondering if there was anything better. The guy who recommended the G.F. also suggested CA glue, however warned that it is prone to hairline cracks, especially if left in a hot car… and I live in Texas.

I’ll give CA glue a ‘turn.’

-- Jon "That's about as close as I can eyeball it"

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