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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 09-21-2016 09:49 PM 1042 views 4 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a ring holder made from spalted maple and finished with EEE and Shellawax. The black spots are holes filled with black epoxy.

It is a gift for my great niece who is recovering from having a tumor removed from her brain. I thought of sending flowers but they just die in a week. I saw one like this in a stained glass shop and thought it could also be made from wood. She does like rings.

It is 3 1/4” diameter and 3 /1/2” high.

Cheers, Jim

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





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CFrye

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#1 posted 09-21-2016 09:55 PM

Very nice and thoughtful gift, Jim! I like the burned in line details. Prayers for a speedy recovery.

-- God bless, Candy

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lew

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#2 posted 09-21-2016 10:06 PM

That’ll be a special gift for her, Jim.

I really like the black epoxy and burned rings.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Druid

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#3 posted 09-21-2016 10:10 PM

Nicely done Jim. She should love it.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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peteg

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#4 posted 09-21-2016 10:38 PM

You’re a good man Jim, family first always.
Hope this helps play a small part in her speedy & successful recovery.
cheers bud
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Grumpy

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#5 posted 09-21-2016 11:58 PM

Good one Jim.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Bob Collins

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#6 posted 09-21-2016 11:59 PM

Nice project Jim and will be an appreciated gift. Well done.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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Joe Lyddon

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#7 posted 09-22-2016 03:01 AM

A very nice gift… She will love it…

How big are her fingers? Looks like it will fill-up fast, depending on ring size.

COOL project!

A vertical NOSE of a Liberal running for President… :) LOL
... well, it could have been longer to really do the job! LOL …

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Roger

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#8 posted 09-22-2016 03:11 AM

very spiffy. I like that wooden ring right on the top.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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ZAGREB

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#9 posted 09-22-2016 07:26 AM

man with big heart
nice work,Jim

-- bambi

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 09-22-2016 11:15 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments. I hope she likes it.

Cheers, Jim

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

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#11 posted 09-22-2016 12:38 PM

Jim, this is a great project. I haven’t seen one of these. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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majuvla

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#12 posted 09-22-2016 03:35 PM

You have so many great turning ideas and they are all so useful.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Richard W. Hyman Jr

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#13 posted 09-22-2016 05:47 PM

Looks great and congratulations and best wishes for a speedy healthy recovery!

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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doubleDD

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#14 posted 09-22-2016 07:06 PM

Thoughtful gift Jim. Maybe you could make her a wooden ring too.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Jim Jakosh

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#15 posted 09-22-2016 08:55 PM

Thanks Charles, Ivan, Richard and Dave!!

Hi Dave, I sent her that Rosewood ring in the 3rd photo along with the holder.

Cheers, Jim

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

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