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Project by norwood posted 01-04-2010 03:17 AM 1148 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was on here at 5:30 am and thought I would look at local LJ`s and see what kind of work they do ” ie: steal there Ideas ” and add them to my own, found a guy from a local city who amongst other great feats had made a ring from scrap in his shop not that I need one but someday my daughter might want some bling ” she is two ”
and this was a neat and simple project it takes more concentration than I had expected and a few went the wayside but two worked out and now I just have to make them fit a 3/8” finger

oh boy

Thanks to Jim from Langley

-- of all the things Ive lost in life i miss my mind the most





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ohwoodeye

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#1 posted 01-04-2010 03:25 AM

Make them bigger and she can wear them as braclets instead of rings. Either way she will love them.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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scrappy

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#2 posted 01-04-2010 06:52 AM

Great job. But you are cheating useing the lathe. haha Made a couple a while ago before I got my lathe. Still haven;t made one on the lathe yet. Still on the to do list.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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#3 posted 01-04-2010 07:39 AM

they look good

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Jim

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#4 posted 01-04-2010 07:18 PM

They look great and you’re quite welcome! This is the exact same setup I use. As you’ve no doubt discovered, because the ring is only held in place by friction, you always want to work on the smaller side of the cone. That way your tool is pushing the ring tighter onto the cone. One thing I did was to glue a 240 grit sandpaper onto the cone, it makes for less slippage when turning.

Jim in Langley

-- Jim in Langley BC Canada --- www.sollows.ca

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bigstanley

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#5 posted 01-15-2010 06:50 AM

A lathe?! I used a drill bit with sandpaper taped to it and a 1” unibit to start the hole. Then used my “green” sander to shape it. Final shaping was by hand with increasing grit papers. You guys sure know the easy way to do stuff! lol!

-- Growing the scrap pile daily!

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