first few bent wood ring attempts

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Project by Splitblade posted 08-26-2015 07:43 AM 1437 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first few attempts on bent lamination on picture # 2 (2 coin rings as well that me and my daughters made), after many failed attempts and one massive Christmas ring making (30+ rings for nieces and nephews, photos on a future post) I got creative and attempted a brass wire inlay in a paduak ring, it looked better then the other rings so it got picture #1, I didn’t make the rules just havta follow them :D, the wire inlay turned out fairly well, the meeting point of the wires are noticeable but by far one of my best attempts so far at this point in time.
Thinking about writing a blog about making bent lamination and metal core rings, gotten pretty good at it, any interest out there?

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#1 posted 08-26-2015 10:31 AM

Looks very nice, and, concerning the blog, I am always up for seeing how others make things happen in their shops. It would be great to see a blog.

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#2 posted 08-26-2015 01:46 PM

Looks great. I’d love to see one about incorporating metal cores or wire inlays.

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#3 posted 08-26-2015 05:34 PM

Me three.

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

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#4 posted 08-26-2015 10:27 PM

Great rings. Sign me up for the blog.

-- Bob

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#5 posted 08-26-2015 10:54 PM

Nice! Job, I’m in.

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#6 posted 08-26-2015 10:57 PM

Great job! Love the wood metal combination. Would be very interested in reading the blog.

-- Leafherder

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#7 posted 08-26-2015 11:43 PM

These are fantastic. I’ll look forward to the blog and how-to along with everyone.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#8 posted 08-27-2015 01:54 AM

I’ve tried bent wood laminations to make some rings. I would be interested in a tutorial. Great job on the rings.

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#9 posted 11-15-2015 05:28 AM

I’m interested in the blog as well.

-- Ray

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