Cholla and Copper Bangle

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Project by BangleGuy posted 720 days ago 1645 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally made it back into the shop tonight and finished a bangle that I had started a month ago. Shees! I will be glad when fall comes so I can let up on the yard work :)

This is a women’s size 8 copper (wide) and alumilite potted cholla bangle. I finished it using CA and the foam wiper method with 8000 grit MM and polished with EEE. I sure like applying CA with crafters foam.


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#1 posted 720 days ago

awesome work! makes me drool at the idea of someday owning a lathe

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#2 posted 720 days ago

Really nice work, love the look of this!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 720 days ago

Very nice!
Do they make a metal core set like that for rings?

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!,

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#4 posted 720 days ago

this is nice. would like to do this. :)

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#5 posted 720 days ago

Really beautiful !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#6 posted 719 days ago

Thanks all. I really like the look of the Cholla cactus. I sell the metal bangle cores and cholla blanks on my website. I am trying to develop a line of metal ring cores for this fall.


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#7 posted 717 days ago

These are beautiful!

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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