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Earring & Pendant necklace for my Wife

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Project by ldl posted 05-29-2013 12:50 PM 730 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at earrings. Just messing around with a small piece of the mahogany on the lathe and this turned up. Looked at it and thought it would make a good earring. I had bought a small set of the fixins for earrings from Walmart so I decided to break the ice. Turned another one and drilled a hole through the center (or close) and put it together. Not hard to do but tedious as the parts are so small and my hands are so big. Only bad thing is I’m not good at making two of anything just the same but these turned out pretty close. My wife was well pleased. I took another piece and turned the pendant to match. She liked that also.

Someone had a project of the sanding drum to make balls from small pieces of wood. May look it up and use that to make the wooden pieces later on.

The earrings are about 1” long and the pendant is about 1 1/2” long with both being about 3/4” around. Finished with salad bowl finish.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -





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hunter71

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#1 posted 05-29-2013 01:27 PM

Bet you got extra gravy on your potatoes for that

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 05-29-2013 01:37 PM

Very nice and she looks really pleased. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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MadeinMT

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#3 posted 05-29-2013 01:41 PM

I am always amazed at the diversity of THINGS that people make from wood and display on this site. Furniture, art, pens, signs, tools, and now earrings! Very nice. Keep up the good work.

-- Ron, Montana

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wiswood2

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#4 posted 05-29-2013 02:19 PM

Very nice idea, and a good job
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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DadoSutter

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#5 posted 05-29-2013 02:49 PM

Nice!

-- Dado Sutter

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#6 posted 05-29-2013 03:17 PM

Nice work Dewayne! They look great on you’re wife, she looks very pleased.

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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ldl

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#7 posted 05-29-2013 06:01 PM

Thanks for the comments guys.

Doug got an extra tater too. Haaa Haaa

Ron to me this forum is a smorgasbord of projects. No project is to insignificant. No project is to sophisticated. As far as I am concerned we all have our skill levels and to me the object is to do or at least try to do the best we can at each ones level. Don’t be scared to try new things.

I have a great group of friends and am thankful to be a part of the group.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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doubleDD

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#8 posted 05-29-2013 07:17 PM

Well said Dewayne. Another nice set made for that special person in your life. Good work. You must really need the brownie points. lol

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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GENET

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#9 posted 05-29-2013 10:42 PM

LOOKS LIKE JUDY IS GONNA BE ALL DECKED OUT WITH THESE ACCESSORIES. GOD BLESS DEWAYNE!

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Bigrock

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#10 posted 05-30-2013 01:00 AM

Hi Dewane:
I see you made it to the top 10 for the day. Nice job, and I can tell by you getting a picture of your wife that she liked them. Keep up the very nice work.

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ldl

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#11 posted 05-30-2013 02:39 AM

Dave I need all the help I can get. Jus look at my mugshot. Haaa Haaa

Gene good to see you in there again. Hope you doing well. The more I deck her out the more taters I get. Haaa Haaa.

Thanks Bigrock.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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