B and B rings

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Project by scottb posted 06-14-2009 04:37 AM 2777 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bocote and Bubinga rings

The bigger, redder one of the pair is Bubinga, which is bookmatched – cut from the same piece and glued up so that the both outer bands seem to mirror each other. This is cut from the same block as this bottlestopper:
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Accented with a walnut center band and finished with walnut oil. US size 10 1/4 – 1/2 (20 mm inside diameter), 1 cm wide.

The smaller, striped one is Bocote, recognize this from the photo of the pen posted 2 projects back:
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The smallest I’ve made to date. If I get much smaller, I might have to use X-acto knives as chisels!
Paired with with cherry, and finished with multiple applications of bowling alley wax. US size 7 3/4 – 8. (18 mm inside diameter), 7 mm wide.

These are the 13th and 14th projects in my 30 projects in 30 days challenge

cross posted on Facebook: B C Woodworking
this ? and other projects, for sale on Etsy: B C Woodworking

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#1 posted 06-14-2009 05:10 AM

oooo nice wood super rings well done

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#2 posted 06-14-2009 05:42 AM

both look great and congratulations on your continued success in the 30-in-30 challenge!

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#3 posted 06-14-2009 08:35 AM

Very nice rings. Gotta love that lathe.

Keep it up.


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

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#4 posted 06-14-2009 12:38 PM

Very nice rings Scott. I see you have Scrappy is thinking about that lathe.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 06-14-2009 02:17 PM

The rings look fantastic. I am going to have to try them. With the right wood there is a lot of character.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#6 posted 06-14-2009 09:36 PM

Beautiful rings Scott.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#7 posted 06-16-2009 05:46 AM

Stefang I have BEEN thinking of a lathe. The budget says no.


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

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