Spalted Maple and Koa Bent Rings

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Project by that1wood posted 05-09-2012 05:58 PM 1804 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bent wood style Rings. I like this technique because of its look mostly, but sometimes it can be hard to get more than one color in the ring. A majority of my figured veneer does not bend well, but most domestics bend nicely. This Spalted Maple is awesome that it was easy to work and has the spalt line around most of it.The Koa bent ring was harder to work but still finished nicely. Both finished with MinWax Poly Gloss

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

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#1 posted 05-09-2012 07:55 PM

Dude, picture 1….....did you cut off the top of your thumb? Nice rings.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#2 posted 05-09-2012 08:44 PM

Nice looking rings, I’ve always wanted to try those, maybe one day, I can live vicariously through you for now, LOL.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#3 posted 05-09-2012 09:15 PM

Ha no Woodeye, I did not cut my thumb its just bent very sharply. Thanks for checking out my rings. I really enjoy making them.

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

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#4 posted 05-09-2012 09:20 PM

i likeThis Spalted Maple very nice


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#5 posted 10-17-2013 12:22 AM


-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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