The Bear rings up another one.

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Project by Bearpaw posted 06-05-2014 04:45 PM 1494 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wood in this ring is Anigre. In all of my other rings I have use fumed eucalyptus wood. This is very dark in color. Almost a blackish brown.

The Anigre veneer I have is very flexible so I do not have to soak or steam it before bending. It takes a little more time to work, but produces a better product. I think that is what people call patience.

My sales of these have been good just by word of mouth. I had a person to buy two of them.

Thanks for looking.

-- "When we build, let us think we build forever." John Ruskin

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#1 posted 06-05-2014 07:48 PM

Lovely rings, very nicely crafted. How do you create the metal portion of the ring and what metal stock do you start with?

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#2 posted 06-06-2014 12:31 AM

I buy a ring that has a groove cut into it. They come from a company in Florida that sells Biker Jewelry. The ring comes with a chain in the groove that I remove. Look at my post “One thing lead to another” I give details in it. The one thing that helps me is the ring vise I made. It is my third and fourth hand. Only use the CA gel type glue. You need the working time.

I have a piece of wood cut to fit the slot to push and hold the veneer in place for the CA to dry.

I have a digital caliber. The rings I use requires I cut the veneer to .175”.
I do this by truing the edge of a section of veneer about 14” long. I then clamp a straight edge and use a razor blade to cut a straight edge.

I have a source for veneer locally that is free or cheap.

I would like to hear from you if you have questions.


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