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This is my best effort so far on bentwood rings. I am struggling with glue marks during the process but they are getting better and better.
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#1 posted 06-23-2013 08:42 AM
What type of wood are you using and what is your bending process? This sounds like something I’d like to try.I like the look so far, keep it up!
-- The wood often tells me what it wants to be... great... now the voices in my head have company....
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#2 posted 06-23-2013 12:25 PM
I like them, they look good!I build rings and thee do look good! Nice Work!
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#3 posted 06-23-2013 02:32 PM
they look nicea bit more info would be nicer thx
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#4 posted 06-23-2013 02:36 PM
These are very nice. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
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#5 posted 06-24-2013 12:08 PM
These look fantastic!
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net
#6 posted 06-25-2013 03:31 AM
Thank you all for the kind words. They are made from Sapele and ash.
My secret was I bought a mixer pack of veneer from Lee Valley and worked with that. I will try making then from wood in my shop next.
I use the method of boiling the strips that I have sanded the ends down with. I used sockets from a mechanics set as my form because the sizes vary so much. CA glue for the whole thing and I made a tapered spindle for the lathe for sanding. I also created a jam chuck for doing the inside but that can be super rude on the fingers.
I am looking to find out what others are using to coat these rings?
I will post more pictures when i upload them to my comp.
#7 posted 11-13-2013 03:05 AM
Woodenfrog What do you coat your rings with? I used CL glue it worked well but was a bit tough to work with.
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