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Project by Kerux2 posted 309 days ago 1468 views 8 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wife made a Braided Chinese Necklace Knot for one of my pendants. I like it. Too bad it takes a long time to make the ‘chain.’ Doesn’t seem feasble to make money off of with the time to make ratio. But makes great gifts.

Maple, Walnut and Paduak were used on the pendant.

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redryder

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#1 posted 308 days ago

Great pendant design and finish. The necklace not so much. (Just me).............................

-- mike...............

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RussInMichigan

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#2 posted 308 days ago

Looks very nice.

If the necklace it too time intensive to be cost effective, just sell the pendant.

Thanks for sharing.

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Ronald G Campbell

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#3 posted 308 days ago

Very well done

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mazzy

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#4 posted 308 days ago

Great design! Looks to be about .25 thick? Good way to use scrap wood. How did you get the Paduak to glue up to the other woods? I’ve had a heck of a time gluing things to Paduak.

Mazzy

-- Mazzy, San Francisco Bay Area, http://www.woodworkwonders.com

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HillbillyShooter

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#5 posted 308 days ago

Nice, very nice!

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 308 days ago

Sweet!!!!!!!!!.................Jim

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

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Kerux2

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#7 posted 308 days ago

Massy, use some denatured alchohol on the sides you intend to glue. Let it evaporate and then glue it up soonest.

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Kerux2

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#8 posted 308 days ago

Redryder- yea, I understand, but it was the wife’s thing.

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Kerux2

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#9 posted 308 days ago

Russ, I have done the pendants with just a nice ‘rope’ from the Hobby Lobby jewelry department. I was just saying more about the intricate knot necklace my wife had done.

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Kerux2

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#10 posted 308 days ago

Thank you everyone. There are books on how to do a varied way of necklace knots at craft stores like Hobby Lobby.

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#11 posted 307 days ago

Very nice….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#12 posted 307 days ago

This is very nice. I’d make the necklace much simpler. The pendant is great.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#13 posted 304 days ago

Pretty pendant! Like the attractive wood combo and patterns, awesome finish. Whatever necklace will be used, it will still make one notice the pendant.

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