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Ebony buttons

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Project by JADobson posted 01-30-2014 04:07 PM 1814 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife crocheted a poncho for her sister for Christmas. I volunteered to make some buttons for it. The buttons are made from two ebony pen blanks I picked up at Lee Valley and then epoxied together. They are sanded to 600 and finished with one coat of poly. Wanted to do more but was very rushed to get them done on time. Big thanks to the lumberjacks community who helped me with my problem of centring them on my lathe.

-- James





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Scott Oldre

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#1 posted 01-31-2014 12:42 PM

I’ve been wanting to try this myself. Very nicely done. Make some more, they’re smalll ;)

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#2 posted 02-04-2014 03:04 PM

Wow! Cool buttons, like the ebony. I’m sure they’ll add more charm to your wife’s beautiful craft work. Great job!

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