first lathed turned rings

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Project by bubbared posted 1053 days ago 1006 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at turning some rings on my lathe the first is cocobolo and maple and the second is cocobolo and same with the third there not perfect but im pretty happy with the result, as always thanks for looking and all comments are welcomed.

The two are sitting on a Bamboo and Cocobolo lid I did for one of my previous Cocobolo bowls

Just finished with a coat of wax
I turned 3/4 of the ring cut it free then used a scrap piece to turn a tenon to complete the opposite side sanded to 600

-- Joe, Florida

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#1 posted 1053 days ago

Nice work.

-- If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. - Albert Einstein

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#2 posted 1053 days ago

They look great.
I’ve made a few and the Cocobolo and maple really come out nice. The cotrasting woods work well together.

The lid is really nice aswell.

-- Anthony

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#3 posted 1053 days ago

That looks super nice. This is a scale I would like to try working in. great job! and the lid looks awesome too lol.

-- -Jacob Turetsky, Industrial Designer

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#4 posted 1053 days ago

Very Nice Rings! I love Cocobolo but it can do horror on my skin.
Great work, keep it up!
Thanks for sharing.

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

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