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A couple rings

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Project by wellington posted 08-06-2011 06:10 PM 1359 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Per usual, real life has been getting in the way of making things.

Recently, I’ve taken to making rings for my friends, and these are a few that I made last night.

The plain walnut is bentwood. I’ve heard more than a few people taking about bentwood rings lately… and I figured, I can bend wood, how hard could it be?! I think that one has actually been the most fun so far.

The walnut with the stripes, and the figured maple were both drilled and cut on a saw…

They each have a coat of tung oil, and were polished through my sandpaper grits up to 12000 micro mesh.

-- I want to be a space ship when I grow up.





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Hensonnnnn

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#1 posted 08-07-2011 12:24 PM

wow, wooden ring. very unique

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Stan McKinnon

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#2 posted 08-08-2011 05:21 PM

Great work on the rings. Care to sure your bentwood procedure.

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wellington

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#3 posted 08-09-2011 02:28 AM

thanks guys!

stan – i found out about bentwood rings about a week ago… and it seems to be a big mystery around the internet… i’m going to need some more practice until i get it down enough to even have a procedure to share :)

-- I want to be a space ship when I grow up.

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WoodenFrog

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#4 posted 08-10-2011 08:51 PM

Hi Wellington! I have been away for awhile, at my dads with no internet so i can only check things out on the local library computers, Great work on the Rings I love them all! I still have not have got the bentwood down I have made a few but yours is so much better! Great job keep it up!

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

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