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« on: July 17, 2013 05:24:20 AM »

Well my husband and I were offically married at the end of May of this year (5-22), but being poor and low on money we couldnt afford wedding bands... (we borrowed my grandmothers rings for our ceremony).....so to have a pair of keepsake bands of our own, I took a nice slice from a 4x4 I had  and hand carved out a nice pair for the two of us.

I used my lovely woodburner to etch our astrological signs onto the surface (virgo & libra) and our wedding date and innitials into the under side =) they still have to be stained and sealed, but for now till payday they are perfect! =^.^=

The frontal shot (left is my ring side 5 1/2, and the right is my husbands ring size 10)


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And on my finger with my lovely engagement ring =^.^=


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« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2013 05:27:54 AM »

They're so lovely! I think that since you made them yourself, they're even more precious! Great work!
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« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2013 06:19:20 AM »

Very nice job, I'm sure it's not easy making these types of rings.
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« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2013 07:17:36 AM »

Yeah the belt sander was not kind to my hands at all XD that and I lost hold on the rings a few times and it belted them at my face...lil round wooden discs hurt xD but totally worth it!
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« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2013 11:17:13 PM »

Those are really wonderful.  You did such a nice job, especially carving them by hand and everything, they look very well finished and even!

I really like the idea of wooden rings, particularly for wedding bands.   
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« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2013 10:45:42 AM »

They hold up really well, Ive already managed to shut my hand in the car door and it hasnt broken =D

I love the feel of them too, they are really smooth once they are fine sanded... I used a nice fine sanding sponge to sand them down to a smooth finish (except my husbands ofc, hard to get him to leave it off long enough to finish it lool!!)
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