Colored Pencil Ring




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Introduction: Colored Pencil Ring

About: Come spend some time in the shop. I'm a hobbyist woodworker and professional computer geek in Northern California. I guess my projects will vary widely, and I have no clue what I plan to make next...

I turn a ring from a box of colored pencils. 12 pencils glued into a blank an then turned on the lathe.
The outcome is striking! Finished with spray lacquer.

Ring sizing to bit size for inside diameter:

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    I love this! Watching your video made me remember how much I enjoy making things. Need to break out my tools again. Thanks!

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    Then it was all worth it! Seriously, go spend a little time making something!

    That is one of the coolest, simplest woodworking projects I've seen. Great job!

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    Yo, its you're old buddy badwhiskey. Thanks for the tutorial. I'm going to pick up a ton of colored pencils this weekend and make some blanks. I think I'm going to try bottle stoppers with them.

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    Good luck dude! I'll jump over to woodnet and see if you had any success!

    I want one!! Do you make them to order??
    Love it!

    im making this ring for my brothers girlfriend but she has tiny fingers would these steps still work as far as getting all the colors in the ring?

    I am going to have to have a go at this so cool

    I wish I had the equipment and space to make this! I'm living in a cheap one bedroom apartment at the moment but only to better save up to build a tiny home and I would love to make cabinet and drawer handles (I imagine it would work) out of a good set of artistic graphite pencils.

    Nice Idea Kludge77

    That's a neat. My immediate thought was to make a napkin holder as my wife has fiesta ware plates

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    Then you could still make a ring from the scrap from the center.

    That would be cool looking!

    I'm surely trying this! I don't think I can even get close to what you made! Bravo (y)