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Project by FrankLad posted 205 days ago 1180 views 10 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey guys!

I’ve fallen behind on posting LJ Projects, so I thought I’d share a few of the rings I had the opportunity to work on recently. Hope y’all are having a great 2014 so far!

  • Hawaiian Koa ring set with Paua Shell Inlay – 12mm tapered to 6mm
  • Classic Goncalo Alves – 6mm
  • Ebony with offset German silver – 8mm
  • Grey Maple with Shimmer Koa, copper and German silver inlays – 6mm
  • Classic Golden Koa – 6mm
  • Hawaiian Koa Lined With Bog Cypress with centered Paua Shell Inlay – 10mm

-- Frank, Mississippi, Handcrafted wooden rings - http://www.bentwoodrings.com





6 comments so far

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OhValleyWoodandWool

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#1 posted 205 days ago

Very nice

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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Thewoodman2000

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#2 posted 205 days ago

Nice work. I gave it a shot one time to make something like this. It sure does take real talent to do it!

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

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FrankLad

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#3 posted 204 days ago

Thanks, guys!

-- Frank, Mississippi, Handcrafted wooden rings - http://www.bentwoodrings.com

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thedocjon

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#4 posted 195 days ago

These rings are gorgeous! I’ve been wanting to make my wife a birthstone ring and these have given my the inspiration to start experimenting! I’ve been reading your posts and comments, thank you for all the info on wooden rings! I was wondering where you get your stones for the inlays, I’ve been searching and can’t find a good source for crushed gems. Any tips will be much appreciated! Happy woodworking!

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FrankLad

270 posts in 1935 days


#5 posted 171 days ago

thedocjon: Thank you for the kind words!

We get many of our raw material for crushed inlay from a few select sellers on Etsy.
(Turquoise, malachite, Paua shell, pearl, etc.)

Have a look around Etsy.com. Let me know if you can’t find what you’re after and I can put you in touch with a couple of sellers directly.

Take care!

-- Frank, Mississippi, Handcrafted wooden rings - http://www.bentwoodrings.com

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woodify

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#6 posted 162 days ago

Awesome rings. I’ve been wanting to make some rings for awhile. Great inspiration.

-- Woodify ~~ http://woodified.blogspot.ca/

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