Resin Cast Christmas Ornaments

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Project by BangleGuy posted 11-24-2013 05:09 AM 1890 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We are getting ready for Christmas art shows and had a lot of fun turning these Christmas ornaments. The wood is resin cast Maple Burl (green), resin cast Khamphi Burl (larger purple) and Red Mallee Burl. They all sold in the last two days, so we are wishing I would have made a lot more! Check out for more info. Happy Turning!


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#1 posted 11-24-2013 06:22 AM

Very nice. Where did you get the kits from??


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#2 posted 11-24-2013 12:49 PM

Eric these are very nice. I am guessing they are your castings? Did you turn the metal parts yourself
Still selling bangles and getting repeat orders

-- Ron Campbell

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#3 posted 11-24-2013 01:01 PM

Beautiful BangleGuy! Another opportunity to save cut offs and transform them into heirlooms. Bob, the kits are on his website. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#4 posted 11-24-2013 03:11 PM

Beautiful work.

How does the ornament attach to the tree or fireplace mantel?

A hole through the top of the finial would be nice, I think?

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#5 posted 11-24-2013 04:21 PM

Thanks all! Yes, the inspiration came from all of the center cut offs I had lying around. I do a lot of resin casting for my bangle blanks, and now I have a great use for them.

Waho, there is a small 0.05” hole in the top finial and you can insert a standard Christmas ornament hook, or tie a nice piece of gold thread into a knot and slip through for hanging. The beauty of this design is that it threads together, so you turn your wood and simply assemble the finial kit. No gluing, no mess.


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#6 posted 11-24-2013 04:25 PM

Thank you Bangle Guy!

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#7 posted 11-24-2013 10:42 PM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Posting!


-- I Chose "The Road Less Travelled" Now I'm Totally Lost! (Ontario, CANADA)

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#8 posted 11-27-2013 05:37 PM

Those are attractive ornaments. The shapes and wood colors are stunning as well as the finish.

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#9 posted 12-02-2013 07:31 PM

Nice work, Eric.

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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#10 posted 12-16-2013 02:57 AM

Nice, check these out Eric.

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