Carbon Fiber meet Bent Wood (aka-BENTWOOD)

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Project by BENTWOOD posted 11-03-2016 01:17 AM 1502 views 2 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Stepped out of my “comfort zone” and started mixing carbon fiber with bentwood rings.

Woods used…cocobolo, “smoked” olivewood and rosewood. One using beach sand and acoustic guitar string inlay.

Trying new “ingredients” is my favorite part of working in my shop. What’s next? Hmmm



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#1 posted 11-03-2016 01:26 AM


-- "I'm not afraid of heights. I'm afraid of widths." - Steven Wright

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#3 posted 11-03-2016 01:47 AM

Been awhile since you’ve posted looks like you’re moving along! Nicely done.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 11-03-2016 02:00 AM

Heya Doc!

Yeah, have not posted projects in a while but always visit LJ for new ideas and awesome projects.

Thanks for the feedback! :)


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#5 posted 11-03-2016 02:07 AM

Good to see you posting. I’ve been working outdoors on a shed for my lawn tractor and wood storage. And it’s been outstanding weather. soon as it’s too cold I’ll get back into my shop. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 11-03-2016 02:20 AM

#4 is my absolute favorite!

Nice to see your work, again!

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

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#7 posted 11-03-2016 02:34 AM

We’ve missed you Shannon. Your work always inspires. #2 for me but I love them all.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#8 posted 11-03-2016 03:13 AM

Welcome back, Shannon! Gorgeous rings, as usual. Is the second one the ‘smoked’ olivewood? It’s got kind of a leopard print vibe to it! How do you ‘smoke’ olivewood?

-- God bless, Candy

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#9 posted 11-03-2016 07:22 AM

Glad to see you back with your beautiful rings. These new ones are (as usual) real beauties.
Makes me feel good to look at their beauty.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#10 posted 11-03-2016 11:01 AM

Beautiful rings, Shannon. The second one is my favorite!!


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

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#11 posted 11-03-2016 12:59 PM

#4 is a real stand out.
Well done on all of them.

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

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#12 posted 11-03-2016 01:05 PM

WowZa Shannon! Those are spectacular!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#13 posted 11-03-2016 02:16 PM

These rings look great. I love all of these.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#14 posted 11-03-2016 05:50 PM

Thanks you all! I appreciate all your comments. :)


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#15 posted 11-03-2016 10:18 PM

Welcome Back!

And what a way to make an entrance – these are all beautiful! The sand and guitar string is my favorite (makes me long for a tropical beach and a cold drink).

Best of luck with your new “mixtures” – can’t wait to see more.


-- Leafherder

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