Tamarisk Bangle

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Project by BangleGuy posted 12-23-2012 03:06 AM 1618 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend of mine found some great Tamarisk (salt cedar) burl on his property and I traded him a bangle for a couple pieces. This is some really beautiful wood from a really ugly tree. It is hard to find nice bangle sized pieces due to the bark inclusions, but I really like the figure and grain so its worth the trouble. This is a copper size 8 bangle, finished with a thin coat of CA, followed by shellawax.

I have a free tutorial you can download to see how to make metal cored bangles, just visit this link. Thanks for looking. Eric


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#1 posted 12-23-2012 03:49 AM

Beautiful ,amazing creation.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#2 posted 12-23-2012 10:42 AM

Thats a beauty Eric !
Having a Tamarisk in the back yard maybe I should look at the
saved prunings again..

-- Glen, B.C. Canada

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#3 posted 12-23-2012 01:29 PM


Your are an artist!!!

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#4 posted 12-23-2012 02:53 PM

Excellent as always

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 12-25-2012 04:25 AM

Thanks guys! I will be making more Tamarisk turnings for sure. I have some pen blanks ready to go :)


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