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Titanium is an awesome metal. If you have the patience it makes an equally awesome ring. It's a very hard material. My guess is that it takes twice as...
I first tried using a scroll saw and a diamond wheel to cut the metal. You'd think I was trying to cut it with a butter knife. I ended up drilling sev...
First drill a pilot hole. Then proceed to a 1/4" bit. Now you can mount it in a nut and bolt making it ready for the lathe.
Really you're making a titanium washer. I never did any measuring. I just machined it down until I thought it looked good. It's about 3/4" in diameter...
As you hammer the ring against a mandrel (I'm using a pry bar) it will expand the wall of the ring. A few things to keep in mind. While you're hammeri...
Once the ring is the proper size I put it in my lathe. Use extreme caution if you're going to do like you see here. A flying tool bouncing off 1100 R...
I've dohjkhjk I've found that socket bits make a great ring holder. Make sure you don't press it on with too much force. You can split the ring. If y...
Lastly I used polishing compound with a buffing wheel to shine up the ring. It's the same kind of polish for your car. Thanks for reading.
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I have a titanium plate that I had removed from my arm, it is a long thin plate, is there a way to make that into a ring?
Hey Sarah! I have 2 titanium plates that were in my hand and am also looking to turn them into jewelry [probably a ring so it'll be right next to where it was when it was inside :)]. You could consider bending your plate and creating a tension set ring with a stone suspended in the center?
I'd love to hear what you end up making!
Too hard to do :(
Could I just use a large bit to drill the finger hole instead of using the expanding process?
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