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 966 days ago
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added project Segmented potpourri bowl 1492 days ago
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added project Diamond Bowl 1562 days ago
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added project Large Cedar Bowl 1579 days ago
added project Tri-Peaked Bowl 1582 days ago
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#1 posted 1637 days ago

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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#2 posted 1637 days ago

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 1637 days ago

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

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 1637 days ago

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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#5 posted 1637 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 1637 days ago

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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#7 posted 1637 days ago

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

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 1637 days ago

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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#9 posted 1636 days ago

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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#10 posted 1636 days ago

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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#11 posted 1636 days ago

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

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#12 posted 1635 days ago

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 †

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#13 posted 1603 days ago


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,

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#15 posted 1276 days ago

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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