First drilled rings

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Project by prill369 posted 06-13-2009 07:45 PM 1321 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started making wrapped rings which I do like, but then I figured out how easy drilled rings are to make.

I made 4 ring and already have 2 more in the works with ideas for more. I have so many scraps at work I can use and it gives me something to do at coffee break at work also.

woods used
pic1 walnut, maple, purpleheart
pic2 birch plywood
pic3 walnut, maple, cedar
pic4 hickory, maple, cedar and purpleheart

-- Prill369

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#1 posted 06-13-2009 07:56 PM

WOW…............those do look pretty neat. I don’t know how long the plywood would last though.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#2 posted 06-13-2009 10:38 PM

Nice use of scraps. Good color choices.

Have you tested them for strength and water survival?


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#3 posted 06-14-2009 06:38 AM

I was just playing with the same idea…. I thought about using holesaw for the outside, forstener for the inside, but yours looks like they are not round on the outside

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#4 posted 06-14-2009 01:34 PM

Good job. l like the facets on the outside and the wood colors. Seeing all these rings you fellas are making has got me thinking about ring projects, and I really don’t have the time right now!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 06-15-2009 06:51 PM

Very nice!!!!!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#6 posted 06-15-2009 06:55 PM

i like #4 the best

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#7 posted 06-18-2009 05:12 PM

Scraps at work – your lucky.. ;-) Very nice rings (I like Pic 3). Do you use a lathe, or jig of some sort?

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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#8 posted 06-22-2009 05:09 AM

These are very cool well done

-- Custom furniture

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