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Chinese Necklace Knot w/pendant

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Project by Kerux2 posted 09-20-2013 05:25 AM 1584 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 09-20-2013 06:36 AM

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

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

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RussInMichigan

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#2 posted 09-20-2013 10:14 AM

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 09-20-2013 01:32 PM

Very well done

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mazzy

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#4 posted 09-20-2013 02:15 PM

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 09-20-2013 04:17 PM

Nice, very nice!

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 09-20-2013 07:45 PM

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 09-20-2013 08:07 PM

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 09-20-2013 08:10 PM

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

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Kerux2

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#9 posted 09-20-2013 08:11 PM

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 09-20-2013 08:13 PM

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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Ken90712

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#11 posted 09-21-2013 03:47 PM

Very nice….

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

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Skylark53

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#12 posted 09-22-2013 01:51 AM

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

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Fishinbo

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#13 posted 09-24-2013 02:03 PM

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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