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Cocobolo and Citrine Ring

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Project by RunningDan posted 07-23-2010 05:10 AM 1442 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a ring I made a few years ago for my wife. The ring is made out of cocobolo and is set with a princess cut citrine. It is a few years old, and even though she has worn it infrequently, the finish is getting scratched up.

I started by cutting the cocobolo down to a reasonable width. After that I drilled the hole with a forstner bit and sanded the inside to size. Next I cut the ring to shape with a coping saw. I cut off the two shoulders, made slight indents to hold the stone, and glued it all together. Finally I put on many coats of lacquer and rubbed it out.





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Dennisgrosen

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#1 posted 07-23-2010 05:33 AM

a very niiice ring
thankĀ“s for sharing

Dennis

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#2 posted 07-23-2010 08:20 AM

Nice ring. I like the use of the stone. Most on here are only wood.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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#3 posted 07-23-2010 09:36 PM

Very nice! The shape is very very neat. Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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#4 posted 08-10-2010 10:43 PM

Wow! I’ve seen wooden rings with ground stone’s but I’ve never seen a wooden ring with a large stone in it. Very nice!

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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