There are actually more then 6 steps it takes to build a micarta ring. But you’ll get a good idea of what goes into the build.
- Let’s start out with choosing the piece of micarta and stainless steel round bar stock that will make up the micarta ring.
Here I have chosen a 1″ outside diameter stainless steel bar rod. For work ability I cut this down with a portaband to 1/2″ wide before taking it to the mini lathe.
Using a 1-1/2″X1-1/2″ x .40 piece of Micarta that was sent to me from another ring maker to try out as the outer skin of the ring.
Micarta is extremely easy to work with both on and off the lathe. It cuts and sand easily without special tools. It also polishes up real nice.
OMG | First Damascus Ring came out Great!!!
Titanium Damascus Ring
Here is my first successfully completed Damascus Ring and I could not be happier with the way it turned out.
This was created and handcrafted (with the help from a few tools) from a 1″ round spiral Damascus lug I purchased from VegasForge. They are a supplier of metals for the ring and knife maker community. Continue reading
Check out some of my ring designs…
Let me start off with the fact that these designs are not designs that I came up with. Each rings design is found common place through other custom ring makers too. So the word “My” should be used only to reflect the fact that I made them myself using the tools I have inside my shop. Continue reading