Captive Rings

"How did you do that?"

That is always the reaction I get to any turned item that I make that has Captive Rings on it!! It never fails!!

So, the question is, "How did they do that?"... check out these projects to see how to make captive rings and start adding them to any spindle turning that you make for that very same reaction!!

I've seen them on goblets, bottle stoppers, children toys, and even pens. What can you add them to?

 

Turning a Captured RingTurning a Captured Ring
By: Andrew Hilton
Andrew shows how he makes a captive ring using one of the specialized ring turning tools. He also shows how to sand under the ring which is an important part of this project.

 

Making a baby rattle with Captive RingsMaking a baby rattle with Captive Rings
By: Dennis Daudelin
In this photo tutorial, Dennis shows how he makes a baby rattle. The project features "how to make captive rings". So, if you've never made captive rings, this is one tutorial not to miss!

 

Captive Rings
By: Richard Allen
This project is a detailed description on how to make captive rings. Rick explains how he makes the captive rings, which tools he uses and the types of turnings that he uses them with.

 

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