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Project by branch posted 06-30-2015 09:20 PM 1112 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

here is a another new design fetcher ring that i came up with
and i thought i would share it with you and get your thoughts on it
it is 13 inches at the rim 8 at the bottom it stands 5 and a half tall
and it has a floating bottom
timber used is red oak purple heart and zebrano
the are 181 pieces it this one
finish is 6 coats of denish owl and buffed

what is your thoughts on this one all comments welcome
good or bad


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#1 posted 07-01-2015 01:36 AM

Hi Branch,
I love the colour contrast. Also the floating bottom is a good idea. Did you fit that before the next ring or was it done after???
The pattern is very pleasing.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#2 posted 07-01-2015 03:14 PM

Beautiful! How did you protect the surrounding wood from the purple heart while sanding?

-- When I was a kid I wanted to be older . . . . . this CRAP is not what I expected ! RIP 09/08/2018

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#3 posted 07-01-2015 05:19 PM

hi bob the floating bottom is set into the first ring then stack the next ring on top and so on till you have completed the bowl
jimbo i never have any trouble with the purple heart affecting the other woods
will sanding
thanks for your feed back


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#4 posted 07-02-2015 04:59 PM

It certainly is different, I like it, the purple heart looks almost pinkish

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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