Spent some time today cutting down run-offs from old projects into blanks that can be used for more wooden rings. Various thicknesses, multiple species, mucho fun. . @tam_and_treena want some? . #Woodworking #Lathe #Rings #Maple #Padauk #PurpleHeart #Cocobolo #Mahogany #Ebony
by xrays 3 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