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Rings from the scrap bin. Wenge, Bubinga, Padauk, Bloodwood, Yellowheart.with Four to Six layers of different veneers glued between. CA finish with a coat of wax.
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#1 posted 07-18-2012 01:13 AM
Some nice rings there. Nice variety.
Shaped by hand I assume? Or was it on the lathe?
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#2 posted 07-18-2012 01:16 AM
Very nice rings. Do you sell them?.............Jim
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#3 posted 07-18-2012 03:04 AM
Nice work. I have done a couple and they really test your skill an patience. Well done.
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#4 posted 07-18-2012 03:29 AM
Nice range of colors!
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#5 posted 07-18-2012 09:17 AM
Very nice, they look great
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#6 posted 07-18-2012 05:09 PM
Very nice looking Rings! I like the color choices!Like Rance said, how were they done? Hand or lathe?Like Jim said! Do you sell them? Thanks for posting.
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#7 posted 07-18-2012 05:15 PM
Very nice. How are they done?
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#8 posted 07-18-2012 06:48 PM
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#9 posted 07-18-2012 06:56 PM
Thanks for all the great comments. These were turned on a lathe on a tapered dowel in a drill chuck after i sized the inside first on four jaw chuck to size 7.5 &8.Keep chisels sharp because they will fly apart especially on woods like Wenge .These will be gifted.Does anyone know how much rings like this sell for?
#10 posted 07-18-2012 07:21 PM
Hi, CMW! Rings sell for various prices, Search Wooden rings or wooden finger rings and a lot will come up.The Bentwood rings sell for more than the lamination style does, The bentwood take longer and are harder to make.Franklad(Stoutwoodworks) is a fellow LJ member and he used to make both kinds, now he makes only the bentwood style. Also Touchwood rings(Bentwood) are really nice rings, they are both worth a look!As for prices check out Etsy, a lot of people sell rings on that site.I have never sold any of mine only gifted them,Thanks for the info and for sharing.
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