Ringing in Father's Day

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Project by HandsOgold posted 06-18-2007 12:40 AM 1650 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Shirts and ties are nice. Nah, ties aint nice. You wear em for work or funerals. So I made myself a fathers day gift on this rainy fathers day. Cut from American ebony I added a small star ruby i got on ebay and its ready to go. Never set foot into a jewelry store lol. Too bad using a flash removed the mini star effect on the ruby. I may make another with a darker saphire and leave the white sapwood on, so it can contrast. once again, a saw, a drill, a sander and some spray lacquer is all one needs to make some wooden jewelry.

-- Dan

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#1 posted 06-18-2007 12:55 AM

HandsOgold -

This is very nice! I like the ruby & finish. What is American Ebony? When I think of Ebony, I picture the dark hard wood from Africa. Great project!


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#2 posted 06-18-2007 01:53 AM

Great project. Thanks for sharing.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 06-18-2007 01:58 AM

Very cool! I’e always wanted to make wooden jewelry. Sweet !

-- Randy - Live by the spirit...Galatians 5:16

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#4 posted 06-18-2007 02:23 AM

Great looking Dan

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#5 posted 06-18-2007 04:01 AM

Beautiful saffire, ebony ring. jockmike

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#6 posted 06-18-2007 04:56 AM


-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#7 posted 06-18-2007 02:11 PM

well done!!!

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#8 posted 06-19-2007 08:44 AM

Interesting concept.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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