RingMaster Scrap

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Project by recycle1943 posted 10-25-2015 02:51 PM 1043 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

If you have a RingMaster you will recognize the first two pictures. If you detest throwing leftovers into the burn barrel you may recognize the second two pictures.
Picture one and two are the first cut of 2 bowls on the RM. I had several like this and just couldn’t bear to discard them. I glued them together, spent more time than a sane person would in sanding and brushing 5 coats of polyeurathane on them and laid them on the bench for about a month. Finally my wife asked what they were for and I didn’t have an answer so she took them.
The third and fourth pictures are the result of my wifes imagination and handy work. I will most likely take them to our next craft show and sell them for $5 (or should I just give them away ?)
Thanks for looking and save your scraps, they ARE good for something.

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#1 posted 10-25-2015 05:58 PM

AH ..
A California Blue bird

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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#2 posted 10-25-2015 06:12 PM

Nice salvage of your off-cuts, and upcycle by your wife. Great little projects for a craft show.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#3 posted 10-25-2015 07:40 PM

Dick, I am the same way…must have over 100 of the 1st ring from a RM bowl. We could also attach a mirror to the back. Some rings I use for a finished different look to the top of the bowl

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 10-26-2015 04:22 PM

Well done Dick. I’ve often been tempted to use those drops – just haven’t gotten around to it. You used yours well.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#5 posted 10-27-2015 10:31 AM

good use of scraps..just burn mine!!!

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