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Bench Dogs and First wooden ring

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Project by A Slice of Wood Workshop posted 698 days ago 1175 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been admiring people’s wooden rings for a while now. The wife even likes them. While in the shop tonight I found a small piece of mahogany and cut it out on the scroll saw. Sanded it to 600, then used notebook paper, then applied oil to it. We will see how long it lasts. It is sitting next to my wedding ring for roundness compatibility.

And I had to throw in the bench dog for a great laugh!

Thanks everyone.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood





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WoodenFrog

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#1 posted 698 days ago

Pretty cool!
Some more pictures would be nice.
So this is a solid piece of wood, then cut out?
Most of the time solid ones do not last long, Bentwood method is strongest but the are harder to do.
The lamination style is pretty strong too.
Nice work thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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WoodJediNTraining

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#2 posted 698 days ago

nice, The bench dog looks a little mad about being placed on the bench…lol.

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi, http://www.asimpledesignofocala.com

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 698 days ago

Way to go. Now you need some bench dog biscuits!!!!...............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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DamnYankee

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#4 posted 698 days ago

I have to agree, I don’t think the dog likes being on the bench.

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#5 posted 698 days ago

Yeah she wasn’t too happy. Her sister was on the floor running around.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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JohnMeeley

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#6 posted 698 days ago

That is the most lifelike carving ever!
Super Project!

-- "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say you cannot do."-Walter Bagehot

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Dave

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#7 posted 697 days ago

Great little ring and that has to be the cutest bench dog I have ever seen.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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