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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 03-03-2022 03:26 AM 945 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are some rings I made from the scraps laying around the lathe. The one on the right is Osage Orange and the other two are 2-tone Acacia ( some heart and some sap wood in them). One is a size 4 1/2, one is 4 3/4 and one is a size 5. They are finished with clear gloss lacquer.

I met this little girl named Harley whose mother had the booth next to mine. Harley wanted a ring but the ones in the shop sponsoring the craft sale were all too big. Her mother said she was a 4 1/2 size. I have never made one that small back home and my mandrels don’t go that small…..so I made a wood mandrel last night to get by.

They are coming to the sale in our park this Saturday and she can have all the rings for herself and some friends.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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MrWolfe

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#1 posted 03-03-2022 03:35 AM

Beautiful Jim!
Both the rings and the gifts. You’re gonna win some hearts with these.

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#2 posted 03-03-2022 03:44 AM

kudos Jim for the rings and gesture

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#3 posted 03-03-2022 04:03 AM

Great gesture and nice rings, Jim! Well done, sir!

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#4 posted 03-03-2022 05:25 AM

Sweet rings Jim. She’ll be a happy little girl. That could be very promotional for selling more.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 03-03-2022 06:08 AM

Magnificant…...you can never make two equal pattern rings….that’s the beauty!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 03-03-2022 07:03 AM

Nice looking rings and I’ll bet they will put a big smile on her face. Great job !!! Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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#7 posted 03-03-2022 08:46 AM

Their are some clever wood turners out there Jim and sir, you’re one of them; beautiful!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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Eric

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#8 posted 03-03-2022 11:23 AM

Beautiful set of rings you created Jim. And best of all, you will put a smile on a little girl’s face. Well done.

-- Eric, building the dream. the "Loft"

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#9 posted 03-03-2022 12:17 PM

Nice work. Those 2-tone rings looks amazing.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#10 posted 03-03-2022 01:09 PM

Look great and I’m sure will make for a happy “customer” :)

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#11 posted 03-03-2022 03:03 PM

It’s nice you could build a smaller mandrel for a little girls rings.

-- James E McIntyre

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lew

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#12 posted 03-03-2022 03:09 PM

Ahh, Jim, you old softy!

Nice job!

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

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mafe

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#13 posted 03-08-2022 05:39 PM

They are beautiful.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect.

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Cliff

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#14 posted 03-09-2022 12:18 AM

Very beautiful rings Jim. They look great and very kind of you to make a Little Girl Happy.
Very clever of you to make a wooden mandrel

Also I can see how small the Rings are, the way you have them lined up on a pencil.
Very nice finish too…....Well Done!!!!!!

Regards…...Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#15 posted 03-09-2022 04:07 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments. Little Harley really liked them and was surprised that I made all 3 for her.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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