Finger rings by Don

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Project by Don Butler posted 07-08-2010 10:50 PM 1670 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I hate wasting good hardwoods, even the smallest pieces.
So while I make other things and there are little cutoffs, I save them to make rings.
These are two of the latest. The first and second photos are the same ring, all black walnut.
The third picture is a ring made from laminated tropical woods, the names of which I forget. Sorry.
I painted the initial B to look a little like jade. I used acrylic paints.
Both rings are finished with spray clear coat, then 0000 steel wool in paste wax for the last touch.


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#1 posted 07-08-2010 11:27 PM

That is a cool ring. interesting facets, how many have you made?

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Don Butler

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#2 posted 07-08-2010 11:58 PM

Oh, four or five.


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#3 posted 07-09-2010 12:51 AM

Fun idea. You could even make secret compartments in them for kids…............(-:


-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#4 posted 07-09-2010 08:41 AM

Great pair of rings. Like the faccets on the first one the best. Very unique. Great job.

Keep it up.


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

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#5 posted 07-09-2010 05:47 PM

Nice rings, looking real good.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 07-09-2010 11:20 PM

That will look really great when your wearing that wood bow tie!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#7 posted 07-14-2010 02:56 PM

Cool Job! they look good and are really fun to make!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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