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Wooden slide for a string tie and wooden finials which fit the ends of the string are turned from odd bits of exotic woods.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #18 Jan-Feb 1991 pg. 64

Various techniques for finishing ceramic bolo tie slides.
CERAMICS Mar 1990 (v.25#6) pg. 40

Tip shows how to fashion a small piece of wood into an elliptical oval (cabochon) for a bola tie.
CHIP CHATS Nov-Dec 1991 (v.38#6) pg. 60

How to make a bolo tie.
CHIP CHATS Mar-Apr 1993 (v.40#2) pg. 90

Bola tie slide features a carved Celtic knotwork pattern.
CHIP CHATS Jul-Aug 1994 (v.41#4) pg. 78

Woodcarvers' bola tie slide features a mallet, chisel and carving knife.
CHIP CHATS May-Jun 1997 (v.44#3) pg. 111

Carving bolos for fun and profit.
CHIP CHATS Jan-Feb 2001 (v.48#1) pg. 111

Make a reversible bola. Sterling silver oval holds a flat piece of abalone. The abalone can be reversed on an axle to display the back side.
GEMS & MINERALS #491 Sep 1978 pg. 25

Bola slide that looks like an end wrench is cut from sterling sheet stock with a turquoise cabochon mounted between the jaws.
GEMS & MINERALS #495 Jan 1979 pg. 28

How to design and make a sterling silver and malachite Bola tie slide. Constructed using a shadowbox technique with silver wire overlay and a cutout sheet overlay.
GEMS & MINERALS #496 Feb 1979 pg. 10

How to make a back slide on a bola so it can also be worn as a pendant.
GEMS & MINERALS #501 Jul 1979 pg. 16

Tip: A bola tie slide alignment technique.
GEMS & MINERALS #503 Sep 1979 pg. 70

How to make a pressure-type bola slide.
GEMS & MINERALS #505 Nov 1979 pg. 14

How to make unusual bola tips from exotic woods.
GEMS & MINERALS #506 Dec 1979 pg. 36

Pattern and instructions for making a Zuni-style bola from turquoise and silver.
GEMS & MINERALS #506 Dec 1979 pg. 60

Something different in bolas. Bola slide is a rectangular silver box with inserts of ironwood, turquoise, malachite and a red jasper cabochon.
GEMS & MINERALS #508 Feb 1980 pg. 8

Bola slides made from ironwood and silver.
GEMS & MINERALS #514 Aug 1980 pg. 14

Bola slides to make that incorporate cattle brands and hobo signs.
GEMS & MINERALS #516 Oct 1980 pg. 28

Design your own skirt. How to create a custom pattern for an A-line skirt from a commercial straight skirt pattern. The skirt has six panels, front hip pockets, a side zipper opening and waistband with belt loops. Includes instructions for weaving a suit-weight, plain-weave cotton fabric. A striped belt and bolo tie accents are woven on the same warp.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1990 (v.11#2) pg. 56

Bola tie for a fisherman features a fish made using the channel jewelry method of intarsia. Thin pieces of polished stone are set into silver channel to form the design.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #530 Dec 1981 pg. 10

Picture stones for Western jewelry. Tips on locating patterned stones which simulate outdoor scenes, and then cutting them into cabochons to set buckle and bola tie mountings.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #532 Feb 1982 pg. 14

A custom bola tie slide made of silver and set with a scenic gemstone.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #546 Apr 1983 pg. 20

A love of bolas. A variety of ideas for jewelry makers.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #553 Nov 1983 pg. 28

Strike it rich. A bola features a gold miner and his pick.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #560 Jun 1984 pg. 16

A golden galleon bola. The ship's image is worked in "damascene", a decorative art form in which precious metals (usually gold and/or silver) are embedded in the surface of a base metal (usually steel). The medallion is surrounded with six jade stones and the bola tips are carved from mollusk shell.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #567 Jan 1985 pg. 16

Eighteen bolas from the collection of Bob Hoenshel are illustrated and described.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #567 Jan 1985 pg. 64

The Lop-Eared Conejo (rabbit) bola.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #572 Jul 1985 pg. 10

Wire and wood. Make buckles and bola slides from hardwood which is decorated with inlaid jewelers wire.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #581 Apr 1986 pg. 10

Crafting turquoise jewelry. Part 8. Project 10: Inlaid broach. Project 11: Flower braclet. Project 12: Elk bola tie. Project 13: Turquoise maiden buckle. Project 14: Hopi Indian buckle.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Dec 1980 (v.34#9) pg. 1962

Projects in abalone. (1) Abalone jeweled cross. (2) Abalone baseball bola tie.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jan 1983 (v.36#10) pg. 1780

Tip on making bola tie tips from gold or silver wire.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Oct 1990 (v.44#7) pg. 107

Drusy bola tie. Intermediate-level stone-setting techniques are used to fabricate the slide which consists of a large stone mounted on sheet silver.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jan 1995 (v.48#10) pg. 103

A new twist on bola tips. In this version of a bola tie, the tips do not hang from the slide as normal. Instead, they function as a clasp, laying against the back of the neck.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Nov 1995 (v.49#8) pg. 94

Fossil jewelry. Tips for beginners on how to incorporate fossils into jewelry. Includes instructions for making a fossil fish necklace and fossil coral bola.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Aug 1996 (v.50#5) pg. 75

Wear your state stone. How to make a stone slab the shape of your state for use as a bola slide or pin. Intermediate lapidary project.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Mar 1998 (v.51#12) pg. 65

Converting a tie tack to a bolo tie ornament. Leather plaque/bolo slide provides a flat surface that accents the pin.

Wood turning lesson #11. How to make simple wooden jewelry using a lathe. Includes bracelet, pendant, earring, necklace and bolo slide.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Fall 1978 (v.9#3) pg. 38

Cuff links, tie tack, and bolo slide are made from brass bolts and washers.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 25 1980 (v.44#3) pg. 112, 182

Bolo slide features a steer skull worked in mother-of-pearl and abalone inlay.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1992 (v.16#4) pg. 46

Southwest theme bolo slides. (1) Balsa wood with geometric design. (2) Clay cactus.
WORKBASKET Jan 1990 (v.55#3) pg. 32

How to weave a bolo tie from strands of lacing and make the slide from modeling compound.
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1992 (v.57#3) pg. 50