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Project by dustynewt posted 07-18-2011 12:59 PM 2233 views 21 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I can’t bring myself to toss interesting cut-offs away. I have found a way to use them up. EARRINGS! Wooden jewelry is HOT right now. These wooden gems are fun to make and lightweight and comfortable to wear.

The above photos are in Paduak, Manzanita, Gaboon Ebony, Olive, Bloodwood and Zebrawood.

Thanks for looking!

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/





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Grant Davis

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#1 posted 07-18-2011 06:29 PM

Very cool, my GF loves different earings and things like this. I may have to surprise her with some.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#2 posted 07-18-2011 08:22 PM

these are awesome!

-- ----- www.KNWoodworking.com ----- --

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#3 posted 07-18-2011 10:55 PM

Very nice. Where do you purchase the hook for the ear ring?

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 07-18-2011 11:45 PM

Pretty neat!

-- Dale, Ohio

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#5 posted 07-19-2011 01:51 AM

Dusty, They look great. Love working on things like this, because my wife gets involved with them as well and works on the finishing.

Larry, You can buy findings for them at most craft supply stores or online.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#6 posted 07-19-2011 03:52 AM

Dusty, Wow they look awesome, simple but elegant. Beautiful work.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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dustynewt

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#7 posted 07-19-2011 04:06 AM

Thanks, everyone, for your input. I got the sterling hooks at Michael’s, a chain of craft supply houses here in Central Florida. Then, as I started selling them I got a quantity deal on Ebay.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/

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#8 posted 02-08-2012 07:38 PM

What do you use to cut the pieces so tiny?

-- Andrew - Albany. NY

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#9 posted 02-08-2012 07:48 PM

I use a 12” Craftsman bandsaw with a 1/8” blade, and sand to 600 grit by hand. Then three coats of lacquer and caranuba wax

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/

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#10 posted 07-12-2015 07:25 PM

Interesting ear jewelry.

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