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Bentwood Ring (Ebony)

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Project by Kokoro posted 09-08-2016 09:47 PM 339 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This particular project is a ring made from a single strip of exotic Ebony using the bentwood method, without the use of power tools of any kind.

It was then hand-sanded and finished with multiple coats of a polymerized linseed oil and beeswax mix that provides durability while maintaining its understated sheen.

Unfortunately (well, not really), I’m better at ring making than I am at taking photos. Hopefully I can improve on both, as I hope to sell these in the near (/immediate) future under the name “Oliver Koan.”

-- Patrick Anthony, Oliver Koan, www.OliverKoan.com





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 09-10-2016 12:46 PM

Beautiful job on that ring. I have always wanted to try that.

cheers, jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 09-10-2016 01:14 PM

Looks super.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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