Hey WoodChick and thanks! I agree about the addiction…getting a great end result is the quest which can be fraught with perils! Right now I’m working on an Etimoe/Fumed Oak ring and will post that soon. Once I get a bench for my lathe (still in the box, rats!), the pens and such my come a’flying!Welcome! Those are really nice. I've just started playing with bentwood rings, looking forward to improving . They are a bit addictive and frustrating at the same time, LOL. Hope to see more of your work posted.