More Bent Wood Rings

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Project by that1wood posted 03-07-2012 07:22 AM 3781 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a few more Wood Rings I made. As you can see by the first picture, things don’t always go as planned. The point is to not give up. I tried plenty of times before I got anything close to what I wanted to make. Now I am beginning to have more freedom to play with ides like grain orientation and try inlaying a ring for the first time.
The first ring is for my 8 year old niece. She chose Black Limba out of my veneer sampler and I am actually happy with it because the stripes allow for you to have a two-tone bent wood ring without any extra work. The second ring is plain ol’ Walnut, which made a very strong ring. I have found that for bending, domestics like maple and walnut work much better. Some exotics are too thick or just wont bend without breaking. You can start with a easy bending domestic and wrap an exotic around the outside. This makes the angle of the bend greater and less likely to break the exotic.

-- that WOOD be cool..... JL

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#1 posted 03-07-2012 10:43 AM

It takes alot of practice to do Bentwood rings
Keep at it, thanks for sharing.

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

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