Category: formalwear

Shoutout to the DIY wire jewelry makers. This …

Shoutout to the DIY wire jewelry makers. This stuff takes talent and a lot of patience, neither of which I possess in abundance. I’m going to stick with jump rings.
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#wood #woodwork #woodworker #woodworking #handmade #handmadejewelry #handcrafted #DIY #necklace #pendant #doityourself #maker #jewelry #custom #custommade #gift #formalwear #earrings #etsy #etsyseller #farmmarket #market #madeinnj #newjersey #NJ #endgrain #thejawnshop

If you’ve been following along, you know…

If you’ve been following along, you know I can’t just have one project going at a time. Life is too short for only sequential processes!
These are a bunch of cufflinks I started a while back and have been sanding away at in between jobs. Finally getting to the finishing steps now. From left to right are Jatoba, bocote, zebrawood and purpleheart. Some of these will join the tie bars to make matched sets, others will be available a la carte. I’ve been trying to build up a decent inventory of these smaller items for farm market season. I only made it to one @marketoffcentre last year and I’m hoping to do a few more this season.
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Last week got nuts then we had family visiting…

Last week got nuts then we had family visiting so I took something of a break from the shop. I’m back at it now and these two pendant necklaces are on their way to dress up two fancy ladies.
On the left is end grain bocote and on the right is the ever classy black walnut. Walnut for me is like her favorite set of diamond stud earrings. Goes just as well with an evening gown as it does with a pair of jeans. 😍
If you missed the mark on mother’s day, send me a DM, I’ve got a few extra 😉
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#wood #woodwork #woodworker #woodworking #handmade #handmadejewelry #handcrafted #DIY #necklace #pendant #doityourself #maker #jewelry #custom #custommade #gift #formalwear #earrings #etsy #etsyseller #farmmarket #market #madeinnj #newjersey #NJ #endgrain #thejawnshop

@cgb0720 looking 🔥 in spring fashions and a #…

@cgb0720 looking 🔥 in spring fashions and a #thejawnshop fancy spalted sycamore pendant necklace.
Met up with some friends for lunch, then took a walk in the woods this afternoon. No shop time, but a day well spent. Hope you all enjoyed it as well!
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First of the pendant necklaces complete at the…

First of the pendant necklaces complete at the special request of @cgb0720 !
This one is spalted sycamore from @fullcirclewoodworx to match her stud earrings.
2" wood pendant on a 15" silver chain. I may put these on etsy, pricing TBD. they’ll also be available without the chain. For now, send me a DM if you’re interested. Very limited quantities of sycamore with spalting, but I’ve got walnut, purpleheart, zebrawood and bocote too!
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#wood #woodwork #woodworker #woodworking #handmade #handmadejewelry #handcrafted #DIY #necklace #pendant #doityourself #maker #jewelry #custom #custommade #gift #formalwear #earrings #etsy #etsyseller #farmmarket #market #madeinnj #newjersey #NJ #endgrain #thejawnshop

Wrapped up shop time tonight sanding 6 endgrai…

Wrapped up shop time tonight sanding 6 endgrain bocote cufflinks. 6 at a time is about all the sanding patience I have 😝 check my stories for a bit of the process. If it all looks like the same thing, that’s because it is, just different grit paper.
These are a bit tedious to make but they do look good- and so will you! These as well as a bunch of other menswear sets will be available soon.
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#wood #woodwork #woodworker #woodworking #handmade #handmadejewelry #handcrafted #DIY #makersgonnamake #doityourself #maker #jewelry #custom #custommade #gift #formalwear #earrings #etsy #etsyseller #farmmarket #market #madeinnj #newjersey #NJ #endgrain #thejawnshop

Well, after many issues and much learning duri…

Well, after many issues and much learning during the production process, I’m afraid the dangle earrings will need to be redesigned a bit. The thickness to strength ratio as well as hole position and hardware selection are issues I didn’t foresee, so they’ll be delayed indefinitely while I reevaluate some things 🙁

BUT! the good news is that I’ll soon have a whole bunch of pendant necklaces ready to go! 😄
I’ll be selling these as a standalone item or with a nice silver chain. Looking forward to finally finishing this first batch. Look at that bocote and zebrawood! 😍

P.s. Don’t mind the junk in my “finishing shed” in the background. it was just opened for the season 😉
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#wood #woodwork #woodworker #woodworking #handmade #handmadejewelry #handcrafted #DIY #doityourself #maker #jewelry #custom #custommade #gift #formalwear #earrings #etsy #etsyseller #farmmarket #market #madeinnj #newjersey #NJ #endgrain #thejawnshop

Finally finished the ¼" wooden stu…

Finally finished the ¼" wooden stud earrings, so they got dressed up for some afternoon glamor shots! I’m proud to present the first edition line up: Bocote, Maple with walnut, walnut with maple, solid walnut and of course, spalted sycamore (@cgb0720 already snagged a pair of those!)
Lots of lessons learned during the process, but overall, very pleased with the outcome.
These are all available in limited quantities as of right meow 😸 DM me if you’re interested and/or Let me know what you think!
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#wood #woodwork #woodworker #woodworking #handmade #handmadejewelry #handcrafted #DIY #makersgonnamake #doityourself #maker #jewelry #custom #custommade #gift #formalwear #earrings #etsy #etsyseller #farmmarket #market #madeinnj #newjersey #NJ #endgrain #thejawnshop

No actual woodworking progress to report. I&rs…

No actual woodworking progress to report. I’m still in the finishing phase on both styles of earrings and still on the sanding phase for the cufflinks. The spray lacquer is overpowering in the shop and I don’t have a dedicated spray setup, so I’m forced to synch finishing with the weather.
BUT earlier this week, I decided to step up my packaging a bit to look like a real deal maker. I had been using recycled materials, mostly old store jewelry boxes, Amazon packaging, etc. It worked, but it wasn’t uniform or very professional looking.
Now, have 2 size black velvet backing sheets for the stud earrings, dangle earrings, solo cufflinks, tie bars or sets. Also will work for future pendant necklaces 😉
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#wood #woodwork #woodworker #woodworking #handmade #handmadejewelry #handcrafted #DIY #makersgonnamake #doityourself #maker #jewelry #custom #custommade #gift #formalwear #earrings #etsy #etsyseller #farmmarket #market #madeinnj #newjersey #NJ #endgrain #thejawnshop

First coat of lacquer on the stud earrings! Wi…

First coat of lacquer on the stud earrings! Wiped them off with mineral spirits to clean off any extraneous dust and get a preview, then decided I couldn’t wait- had to get the first coat on tonight!
These will be available soon. What you see is what I’ve got, very limited first run of spalted sycamore, walnut/maple combo and bocote. DM me for pricing and orders!
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#wood #woodwork #woodworker #woodworking #handmade #handmadejewelry #handcrafted #DIY #makersgonnamake #doityourself #maker #jewelry #custom #custommade #gift #formalwear #earrings #etsy #etsyseller #farmmarket #market #madeinnj #newjersey #NJ #endgrain #thejawnshop