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Ronald Fontenot, Jr.

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Location: Westlake, LA
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I started woodworking about 18 years ago but got interested in turning bowls in the past 8 years. I especially enjoy turning more complicted segmented bowls that are challenging to build. My favorite wood to work with is purple heart. My wife's favorites are bloodwood and ebony.

-- Chip, Westlake

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commented on Salt and Pepper Grinder Set 08-28-2011 07:32 PM
added project Salt and Pepper Grinder Set 08-28-2011 02:43 AM
added project Walnut Jewelry Box 06-06-2010 05:06 AM
added project DYED BOWL 03-26-2010 12:32 AM
added project Segmented potpourri bowl 03-21-2010 01:58 AM
added project Potpourri Bowl 02-21-2010 07:23 AM
added project Diamond Bowl 01-09-2010 08:21 PM
added project SEGMENTED BOWLS 12-31-2009 02:12 AM
added project Large Cedar Bowl 12-23-2009 10:14 PM
added project Tri-Peaked Bowl 12-21-2009 01:50 AM
commented on Christmas Cutting boards 12-18-2009 05:13 AM
commented on Boxes for Christmas 12-18-2009 05:04 AM
added project Boxes for Christmas 12-18-2009 03:22 AM
commented on Wine Bottle Holders 12-13-2009 05:46 AM
added project Wine Bottle Holders 12-13-2009 12:33 AM

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cstrang

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#1 posted 10-27-2009 04:10 AM

Hey there, glad to see another person join the LumberJocks community! It’s a great place to meet new people, post projects, ask questions and so much more, hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Welcome!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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Ronald Fontenot, Jr.

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#2 posted 10-27-2009 04:39 AM

segmented bowlThis was my first attempt at an open segmented bowl. The woods I used are ash, walnut and paduk and the finish is polished water varnish. It measures 7 inches tall and is 81/2 inches in diameter. I will be showing some of my other projects in the near future.

segmented bowl!Photobucket(segmented bowl)!

-- Chip, Westlake

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#3 posted 10-27-2009 04:51 AM

Welcome aboard. Nice to have you join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Max

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#4 posted 10-27-2009 06:08 AM

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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woodworm

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#5 posted 10-27-2009 06:52 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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gjd

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#6 posted 10-27-2009 06:53 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! This is a great place to get – or give – advice about woodworking on the forums and the project posts are a wonderful source of new ideas. I love this site, I hope you will enjoy it too.

Look forward to seeing your projects and posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 10-27-2009 07:42 AM

Welcome to Ljs a place were there are great people,super projects plus fantastic woodworkers.Enjoy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Scott Bryan

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#8 posted 10-27-2009 12:32 PM

Let me welcome to LJs. I am sure that you will find being a member of this group to be an interesting, as well as exciting, experience. Have fun and enjoy.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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cstrang

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#9 posted 10-27-2009 09:02 PM

Very nice bowl, more people would see it if you put it in the projects section, you can add it there by going to your drop down menu at the top right hand side of this page “my lumberjocks” and clicking”new project”

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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cabinetmaster

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#10 posted 10-27-2009 10:46 PM

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help you with your woodworking endeavors. Feel free to ask for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Splinterman

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#11 posted 10-28-2009 08:02 AM

WELCOME to LJ’s ….the best place to enhance your woodworking skills and knowledge.

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Karson

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#12 posted 10-29-2009 01:16 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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mynoblebear

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#13 posted 11-30-2009 12:15 AM

Welcome.

You will find Lumberjocks helpful, supportive, inspiring and informative.

Ask a question and you will receive an answer or two or three or quite a few more.

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind, http://mynoblebear.com

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FenceWorkshop

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#14 posted 05-30-2010 04:21 PM

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gjd

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#15 posted 10-23-2010 02:52 AM

Imagine that! A year has almost gone by since you became a Lumber Jock. Congratulations on your anniversary! I look forward to your posts.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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