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Project by nayo posted 01-19-2014 07:15 PM 1165 views 11 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Inspired by Kludge and his very informative post and video. we decided to do some of these to offering them to one of our clients. we did them out of scraps from different woods, rosewood and the other local ones. I tried to glue them with hot silicone but that dd not hold very well. so i went with epoxy, which i had to clamp with some very high tech clamping devices as you can see in the photos.

the narrow ones were made in the scroll saw. the wide ones (heart and leaf) i cut the pieces a little thick (3/4 in i think) and then with the sander to make it thinner as possible.

some have poly finish, others lineseed oil, as we have clients that like shiny things and other prefer matte finish.
the heart and the leaf are inlay and for ribbon i got the a ribbon box pattern from Steve Good, i just made it smaller as it was too big for a hair clip.



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#1 posted 01-19-2014 07:24 PM

Hello nayo

A very nice collection
Great work

I like them particular the leaf and heart

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#2 posted 01-19-2014 10:40 PM

Very nice. Where did you purchase the metal part and did you bend the wood?

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#3 posted 01-19-2014 11:40 PM

Those were given to me by my sister, but in the label it says Darice Craft, and looking around i found them here:
the wood is not bent, i just glue the three pieces together then cut from one side the moon shape parts,
i got like 6~ 8 pieces from a 3 in piece.
you can see that here:

the piece is 1.25×2.25×5 in

hope that helps

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#4 posted 01-20-2014 02:11 AM

I really like em all. I really like your clamping system. That’s genius.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 01-20-2014 12:08 PM

Nice variety Nimer! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#6 posted 01-20-2014 12:08 PM

Double post. Sorry.

-- God bless, Candy

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#7 posted 01-20-2014 03:51 PM

Those sure are cool. I think I will make some for my girls at home.
Got to love the PVC pipe clamps!!!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James

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#8 posted 01-20-2014 09:11 PM

Awsome! They are so inovative and inspireing.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 01-23-2014 04:53 PM

Attractive barrettes! Cool design and great finish. Like most the leaf and the ribbon. Great job!

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