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Project by John Choponis posted 358 days ago 536 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cherry Burl Bangle with Turquoise inlay. I really like the color contrast between the Cherry Burl and the Turquoise. Finished with wipe on poly.

John





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Kreegan

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#1 posted 357 days ago

That’s very nice looking. I like the look at that Cherry burl.

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#2 posted 356 days ago

Pretty cherry burl bangle and the turquoise inlay created a great accent. Well done!

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#3 posted 294 days ago

Hey John, This is pretty cool and consequently what I want to tackle next; turquoise inlay… or even raw diamond or abalone/mother of pearl. How did you to the inlay? I have watches a few you tubes on the process which don’t seem too hard but I’m wondering if you did the same and have perfected it at all or have any tips.

Thanks!

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John Choponis

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#4 posted 294 days ago

JR – I used Inlace for this, I like it the best out of all of the other products I have tried. Inlace will not shrink, which is a big plus. I purchase it at woodturnerscatalog.com.

It is a little tricky to place it on a round objects, but it sets up fairly quickly. I apply it and keep rotating the piece in my hand slowly.

I am going to try it on a Bangle core and a Ring core this weekend, well see how it turns out!

I will PM you a picture when complete, as I will not post it on here, as it will have no wood in it.

John

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