Whiskey Barrel and Opal Ring fresh off the lathe

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Project by Opalinlay posted 10-30-2020 06:32 PM 583 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Cremation Ring made with Makers mark Cask, Titanium, Crushed Inlay opal. Turned on the mini-lathe

Materials used:
UV resin
Sweet-smelling Makers mark whiskey barrel
8mm Titanium Insert ring core blank
Ca Glue
Crushed Opal # OP50

-- Ken Knott

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#1 posted 10-30-2020 10:53 PM

Beautiful work! Can you offer any discussion of how you do the inlay? Is it a resin base that the opal is seated in?

I know ring turning is hot these days and folks are going to be looking for information on how to do it right. You obviously have that know-how.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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#2 posted 10-31-2020 12:47 AM

Ken, That is absolutely beautiful.
I love it.
Great job.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#3 posted 10-31-2020 05:28 PM

Very very nice , good color combination also. I would buy it if for sale

-- Do it with your heart in it.........keep sanding

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#4 posted 10-31-2020 05:45 PM

Forgive me not literate ….. What is this ring for ?? – Cremation Ring

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life is not a draft, tomorrow you will not redo......

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#5 posted 11-10-2020 02:34 AM

awesome ring dude!

-- It's not cool until you wear the new off.

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