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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi all, Looking for input from anybody who has experience as a jeweler, in ring making (Out of any material, professional or not), working with fine metals, etc. I've been making a few wooden rings from veneer, and they're proving to be very fun, simple, quick, and rewarding little projects...
  2. General Woodworking Discussion
    Please Help With Info Regarding Rengas Wood I know little to nothing about woodworking. I was hoping that someone with more knowledge and experience could give me some information regarding the use of Rengas wood. I've learned that it is a known irritant to the skin and unfortunately, I have...
  3. Woodturning
    Aspen burl can be a real challenge to turn since it is so soft and this piece was really punky. But with stabilization using turntex resin, AND some repeated applications of thin CA I got it turned down for a bangle. I think it was worth the trouble. This is a woman's size 7.5 with a .55" wood...
  4. Woodturning
    I finally made it back into the shop tonight and finished a bangle that I had started a month ago. Shees! I will be glad when fall comes so I can let up on the yard work :) This is a women's size 8 copper (wide) and alumilite potted cholla bangle. I finished it using CA and the foam wiper...
  5. Woodturning
    Here are some pictures from my latest project making a woman's bangle (bracelet) from a alumilite cast piece of cholla and a stainless steel metal core. I started with a 4" cast cholla puck that I purchased from a fellow who sells it for turkey calls. I then used hole saws to cut the bangle...
  6. Design & Plans
    Hello Everyone, I am working on drawing out a plan for a ring box. I was wondering if anyone has any past experience in making engagement ring boxes. And looking for any tips or hints. Any type of help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks LewisJP
  7. Wood Finishing
    What kind of sealer/finish would you recommend for wood jewelry pieces, like pendants for necklaces? I going to apply some paint on the wood before finishing, so something clear would be ideal. Wax? Polyurethane? ? ? thanks!
  8. New Member Introductions
    I just joined the forum. I've read it for a few days, looks like a wealth of information and photos with a lot of helpful folks. I'm from Palmerdale, Alabama. Since not many of you know where that is, it's about four miles south of Remlap, near Ayers. I've been woodworking five or so years...
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