Turning Project A Ring Stand Is The Perfect Gift Idea For That Special Lady Who Needs A Place To Put Her Rings On A Nightstand Or Dresser When Retiring For The Evening
Turning project a ring stand is the perfect gift idea for that special lady who needs a place to put her rings on a nightstand or dresser when retiring for the evening is article about Magazine bookmarked by gilbert with ID 12911694338 was uploaded on 31-01-2019 and has been viewed 171,408 times.
Laminated Ring Stand This project is an opportunity to make a ring stand in which two pieces of contrasting coloured wood are laminated together, providing interesting colour variation as well as a strong design.
The project combines spindle turning by making the ring post between lathe centers, and face turning by using a chuck to make a base for the spindle to fit into.I made two ring stands for this article to demonstrate different designs, wood colours and features.
For the bases I used big leaf maple with black walnut for the posts.You can add decorative design features as desired.These could include any number of beads, coves, grooves, burned-in rings, or any other variations on the ring post or base.
The turner's imagination can run wild here; just be careful not to make it too complicated.Often, a simple design is more graceful and appealing than a complex one.The turner must also be aware that the outside diameter of the ring post cannot be larger than the inside diameter of the rings that will be placed on it.
Make the Post FirstLocate and dimple the centers on the ends of a 1 ¼" x 6" billet and place it...