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: http://www.walkersjewelers.com/Support/CompanyInformation.aspx

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    72 Discussions

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    lgettings
    lgettings

    6 years ago on Introduction

    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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    kludge77
    kludge77

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

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

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    Tazmjm69
    Tazmjm69

    6 years ago

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

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    badwhiskey
    badwhiskey

    3 years ago

    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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    kludge77
    kludge77

    Reply 3 years ago

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

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    LaraS18
    LaraS18

    4 years ago

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

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    Jackrabbit1399
    Jackrabbit1399

    4 years ago

    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?

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    NeoNeodym
    NeoNeodym

    5 years ago

    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.

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    am. mccosham
    am. mccosham

    6 years ago on Introduction

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

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    BrianJewett
    BrianJewett

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

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

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    m bedi
    m bedi

    6 years ago on Introduction

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