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Captive Ring Rattle This form of turned rattle has been around, in various forms, for many years.It is used here to offer good spindle and skew practice.There are specific tools to make the rings, but traditionally these rings were cut with a skew.
It is with a skew that I cut these rings.The tools that are available to produce captive rings (such as on this rattle) come in a couple of different sizes and are called 'captive ring tools'.They are scrapers, so you have to remove or rough out some of the bulk, or waste wood, before you use them.
The tool is simply half a concave bead.It is presented to the wood on the left side and rotated in, towards the bead being cut.Next it is turned over so that the open side of the concave bead of the tool faces the opposite direction that it was facing.
To cut the bead in the wood from the other side, you will cut back and forth on both sides of the bead, until the ring is freed.Start with a piece of wood that is suitable for the size of rattle.I started with a piece of...