Bending Bamboo & Rosewood with Silver Core

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Project by BENTWOOD posted 03-17-2014 11:25 PM 1834 views 1 time favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bentwood ring was created for a client who wanted to match two woods on an existing wooden watch for her husband…I’m lucky if my socks match… :)


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#1 posted 03-17-2014 11:30 PM

That turned out very nice—most attractive.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#2 posted 03-18-2014 12:08 AM

Just superb. I love it.

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#3 posted 03-18-2014 12:37 AM

Another beautiful ring Shannon, the Rosewood & Bamboo separated by the guitar string go together really well on the silver core. Looks like you are expanding your talent in using metal core which I think will expand your client base by quite a bit….keep up your innovative flair.
Thank goodness you have trouble matching socks too, thought i was the only one with that problem…:)

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#4 posted 03-18-2014 12:50 AM

You mean socks are supposed to match!!

Beauty of a ring, Shannon.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 03-18-2014 01:23 AM

A winner for sure. You always make us envious of your wonderful talent.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#6 posted 03-18-2014 01:24 AM

Simply beautiful…keep them creative juices flowing.

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#7 posted 03-18-2014 01:32 AM


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#8 posted 03-18-2014 02:11 AM

Beautiful as always

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#9 posted 03-18-2014 02:36 AM

That ring is absolutely gorgeous! One of my favorite bentwood rings I have ever seen. Keep up the great work, love the rings.

  • a side note, not concerning the ring at all; are you using a light box and/or diffused lighting when taking your pictures. If not, you should look into it. I think it would do wonders for presenting your rings online. It would at the very least get rid of the sharp flash burn that’s present on most of the pics. Just some harmless suggestions, no insult of any kind is intended. take it for what it’s worth. Which some consider not very much ;) **
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#10 posted 03-18-2014 04:49 AM

Great Combination Works Real Well Looks like you have a job for life well done.

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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#11 posted 03-18-2014 07:36 AM

Another work of art. Beautifully done.

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#12 posted 03-18-2014 11:51 AM

Shannon beautiful. Another great ring. Thanks for sharing

-- Ron Campbell

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#13 posted 03-18-2014 12:27 PM

You do beautiful work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#14 posted 03-18-2014 12:44 PM

Stunning… always! Great work.

-- Tony, Colorado,

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#15 posted 03-18-2014 03:08 PM

That is a stunning great marriage of woods, and the guitar string really set it off. I have to give Lew an A for his wisdom.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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