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Project by FrankLad posted 1671 days ago 5227 views 13 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s been a little while since I last posted pictures of wooden rings, so here’s an update.
These are some of the more recent wood combinations I’ve been experimenting with. There are so many possibilities with these things! :)

Hawaiian Koa (shimmer feature) ring with offset Ziricote inlay
Santos Rosewood ring with Offset Turquoise Inlay
Teak ring with Golden Koa lining
Kingwood stack set
Lignum Vitae ring with Walnut lining
Santos Rosewood ring with Golden Koa lining

More wooden ring pictures here.

-- Frank, Mississippi, Handcrafted wooden rings - http://www.bentwoodrings.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1671 days ago

There all great Frank.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Mark

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#2 posted 1671 days ago

what kind of finish do you put on these beauties?

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 1671 days ago

Just beautiful.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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FrankLad

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#4 posted 1671 days ago

Thanks, guys! :)

@Mark: I use a cyanoacrylate (superglue) finish on them.

-- Frank, Mississippi, Handcrafted wooden rings - http://www.bentwoodrings.com

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bill merritt

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#5 posted 1671 days ago

They look great, I can’t tell from the pictures about size. About what size are they? Really like these.

-- Bill Merritt -Augusta Ga. woodworker

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FrankLad

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#6 posted 1671 days ago

Thanks, Bill! They range from around 4mm to 8mm in width, and are in various sizes. The narrow ring shown in the stack set is 2mm wide.

-- Frank, Mississippi, Handcrafted wooden rings - http://www.bentwoodrings.com

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richgreer

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#7 posted 1671 days ago

These are excellent. I have made a few of these myself but my work is very inferior to yours. You have shown me what is possible and now I feel challenged to step-up my game. Thank you.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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FrankLad

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#8 posted 1671 days ago

@Rich: Wow – I don’t feel like I deserve such a high compliment. Thank you very much!

-- Frank, Mississippi, Handcrafted wooden rings - http://www.bentwoodrings.com

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Arnold

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#9 posted 1671 days ago

Absolutely beautiful

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cstrang

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#10 posted 1671 days ago

Really great work!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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mcchairs

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#11 posted 1670 days ago

They are fantastic , how do you make them ? .

-- Do you like it here or would you rather be working ? . mcchairs@tpg.com.au

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#12 posted 1670 days ago

Beautiful works of art. Very impressed….. BTW, Wife and oldest daughter seen these last night… You should of heard all the Ewww Ahhhh’s coming from them. My girls loved them.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Andy

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#13 posted 1670 days ago

These are works of art, congratulations.

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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FrankLad

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#14 posted 1670 days ago

Thank you all so much! It really is a nice feeling to read your comments!

@mcchairs: Those are made with an adapted bentwood method. I don’t really have any pics to document that process, but I do have a description of the laminate-cut technique here:
http://lumberjocks.com/FrankLad/blog/8627

Also, you may want to search some previous projects, as there are other LJs who have shared their really nice ring designs on here.

-- Frank, Mississippi, Handcrafted wooden rings - http://www.bentwoodrings.com

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mcchairs

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#15 posted 1668 days ago

Thankyou Frank

-- Do you like it here or would you rather be working ? . mcchairs@tpg.com.au

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