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Project by steve posted 06-25-2013 at 04:02 PM 725 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I tried my hand at making a ring. I have some Padouk, so I cut off a lil’ block and made this ring at the bandsaw and sander. It was fun.

-- steve/USA





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WodDawg

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#1 posted 06-25-2013 at 05:33 PM

Interesting!

-- Lynn B. | Indiana | A poor excuse is better than none.

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watermark

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#2 posted 06-25-2013 at 10:16 PM

How thick is it? I am thinking about trying it the easy way with a drill press and hole saw. I like the grain in that one.

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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WoodenFrog

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#3 posted 06-26-2013 at 06:28 AM

Nice! I like to do the bentwood style or lamination style for strength though, solid rings tend to break.
Nice first try, keep it up!

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

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#4 posted 06-28-2013 at 07:39 AM

Cool ring! The wood has some pretty grains. Well done!

—www.sawblade.com

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steve

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#5 posted 07-10-2013 at 04:49 PM

Thanks. It hasn’t broke yet, and I’ve been wearing it for a while.

-- steve/USA

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