Did a small photo shoot for a friend who needed new pix for his website. This might be my favourite of the bunch. . #BassPlayer #VintageGuitar #Archtop #Kay #SonyA7iii #Canon70-200 #StudioStrobes #Black&White #Headshots
by xrays 5 months ago | via Instagram

Another batch of rings completed. This pretty much exhausts my first collection of metal-core wooden rings... now what do I do with them? . Top: Walnut / Spalted Maple / Purple Heart Bottom: Zebrawood / Buckeye Burl / Cedar . #Woodworking #WoodenRings #Jewellery #Lathe #WoodTurning #ExoticWood
by xrays 2 months ago | via Instagram

Here are samples of my latest wooden rings; all three were turned from solid wood blocks around a stainless steel core, which adds weight, strength, and comfort. From left to right, Purpleheart (very difficult to carve), Walnut (beautiful dark textures), and Maple (sourced from my cottage). . #Woodworking #Lathe #Rings...
by xrays 2 months ago | via Instagram

Just trying out different ring cores to see how I like them. The left one is a Rosewood variant, whereas the right one is flame Maple dyed orange. They are both inset into a two-piece stainless steel core. Initially I wasn't expecting to like these, but they have character! ....
by xrays 2 months ago | via Instagram