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  1. Rosewood Ring with Braided Maple Inlay

    This was not a commissioned ring, but one I decided to try for fun. The base of the ring is rosewood, with a channel cut out in the center for the inlay. Each of the three maple strands were carefully cut to around .5mm and soaked in water before braiding. I learned a couple things in doing...
  2. "the Walnut" Free-form Wooden Ring #1

    Hey guys! It has been a while since I've posted any projects, so I figured I'd share something. :) This is a size 7 Walnut ring. It's quite different from our other rings in that it features an asymmetric design. The base is our standard bentwood construction with solid pieces joined and...
  3. Bentwood Rings

    Here's an assortment of bentwood rings I've made recently. - Walnut lined with birch - Mahogany - Red Oak - Bubinga - Rosewood - Tropical Olivewood These are finished with several coats of Arm-R-Seal and buffed with Black Bison. (Except for the last two, which have a natural oil finish applied.)
  4. Bentwood Rings

    Hey guys! I've fallen behind on posting LJ Projects, so I thought I'd share a few of the rings I had the opportunity to work on recently. Hope y'all are having a great 2014 so far! Hawaiian Koa ring set with Paua Shell Inlay - 12mm tapered to 6mm Classic Goncalo Alves - 6mm Ebony with...
  5. More Bentwood Rings

    It's been a little while since I last posted pictures of wooden rings, so here's an update. These are some of the more recent wood combinations I've been experimenting with. There are so many possibilities with these things! :) Hawaiian Koa (shimmer feature) ring with offset Ziricote inlay...
  6. Teak and Bird's Eye Maple Ring

    This is a Teak and Bird's Eye Maple ring I made for my wife. It is around 6mm in width. Finish is CA with buffed topcoat of LandArk wax.
  7. Bentwood Rings

    Here are some recent rings, done in the bentwood style. 1: Ziricote ring (wide) with thin offset crushed turquoise inlay 2: Osage Orange 3: Maple with wide centered Ziricote inlay 4: Beech 5: Ziricote with Grey Maple lining 6: Lignum Vitae with Bethlehem Olive lining (matte finish)
  8. More Bentwood Rings

    #1: Santos Rosewood with "X" Maple Inlay (Inlay work done, appropriately, with X-Acto knife :) ) #2: Ancient Kauri (Wood that has been preserved for quite a while in a peat bog on New Zealand's North Island.) #3: Pecan #4: Madrone with Oak Inlay (Wedding Pair) #5: Wenge (Wedding Pair) #6...
  9. Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories
    Hello all, I am continuing to look at vintage Stanley planes and would like to know if the frog adjustment screw, found on the bailey style planes starting around 1910, really makes that much of a difference in adjusting the frog. I can see how it would make adjustment easier, but does it affect...
  10. Woodworking Skill Share
    HI, I was wondering if anyone had an opinion onHonduran Mahogany or honduran rosewood for stanley/bailey hand plane totes and knobs. Some of the things on my mind: - I know they used rosewood, which species: cocobolo, brazillian, EI. Cant get any info on the web about it - Modern...
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