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Wow!! She said.... Ha ha that ain't no WOOD!!!! (A Corian ring) Thank You Jim Jakosh!

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Project by WoodenFrog posted 07-08-2013 01:40 PM 1503 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a ring made from Corian (Not wood) Like what they make counter tops out of.
It is made from a blue and white Corian, This Ring is very cool. This ring is about 6.3 mm wide.
I little while back I asked my good friend and fellow Lumberjock, Jim Jakosh if he could cut and send me some of this Corian I had seen him use on a few of his AWESOME Projects He makes!!!! His Work Just Amazes ME!! He sent me a pretty good size bag of pieces for me to use, all out of the goodness of his heart!! LJ’s is the BEST!
Well, I made this one for my daughter and she loves it!! I took it and showed it at My first show and people seemed to really love it!
I really like this stuff and plan on using it in a few more projects too.. Maybe some cuff link’s or a ring out of Wood and Corian??
I do not use a lathe this is done buy hand and My trusty Dremel tool..This stuff carves like a charm!!
I hope I can find this in a few other colors like Green or Red… Maybe even Black!
I hope you guys and gals enjoy!!!
If you get a chance stop in and say Hi to Jim, He is one heck of a Craftsman and an even better Person!!!
Thanks again, JIM!!!

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





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JR_Dog

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#1 posted 07-08-2013 02:35 PM

Looks cool!

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WoodenFrog

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#2 posted 07-08-2013 02:38 PM

Thanks JR!!!

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

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oldnovice

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#3 posted 07-08-2013 04:36 PM

Robert you have really made some beautiful rings and this one is no exception.

You should look at Paperstone material for your work too. It cuts easily but does not have the mineral content of other counter top materials. They have decent prices on cut offs and many different color/color combinations. Let me know if you want a sample I have some 1/2” black pieces left over from one project.

I hope you are being careful when sanding/cutting Corian as it can really cause some breathing difficulty.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#4 posted 07-08-2013 04:42 PM

Looks good. 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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#5 posted 07-08-2013 05:46 PM

Thank you, Charles and oldnovice!

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

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#6 posted 07-08-2013 11:03 PM

Another good one.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#7 posted 07-08-2013 11:29 PM

Very nice ring Rob…well done…

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#8 posted 07-08-2013 11:47 PM

Great idea way cool.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 07-09-2013 12:27 AM

Thank you, A1Jim Dave and Roger!

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

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ldl

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#10 posted 07-09-2013 02:39 AM

Great ring as usual. I don’t believe you could make a bad ring.

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

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#11 posted 07-09-2013 04:15 AM

Thank You very much Dewayne!

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 07-09-2013 11:39 AM

Excellent, Robert! It looks like pure stone!! You made me proud!!!!!!!!!!...........Jim

ps….......you want Black and other colors?? I’m planning a trip to Illinois tomorrow to pick up a new lathe. I can visit my supplier in Batavia and get some for you. I’ll see if they have red. I hope they have some more translucent green like I used for the aliens!! I’ll get you more!!!!!You do a very nice job with it!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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WoodenFrog

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#13 posted 07-09-2013 01:20 PM

Wow! Jim, Thanks!! That means a lot!!
I am glad you liked it!
Yes, I would like to have more and different colors, But I can’t let you give it to me for free.
So if you get some more and different colors, we will have to figure out a price for me to pay.
If you do get anymore, before you cut it can you contact me?
Thank you again, Jim!!!
It’s Artist like you, that keep me going and striving.

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

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#14 posted 07-15-2013 08:25 PM

Very nice. I really like the last picture taken. It has very good lighting.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#15 posted 07-16-2013 03:53 PM

Thank you Kelly, means a lot, trying to get better with my lighting, I need a better camera. Or Ijust need me daughter to start taking my pictures again for me!

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

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