Ash Bowl / Chevron Ring

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Project by poospleasures posted 04-22-2016 11:35 PM 1094 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First thanks to LJ Branch for his clear instructions on making chevron style feature rings. I have made a three piece chevron before but never one with this many parts. The bowl body (about 10 1/2” in center X 5 ” high) is ash with a walnut top ring for contrast. Feature ring made from purple heart, yellow heart, walnut and maple. This 214 pc. bowl was a fun build. There are so many options of ways to put the segmented chevrons together you can come up with several different appearances. Thanks for looking.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#1 posted 04-22-2016 11:52 PM

Oh my gosh, comparatively speaking – my candle won’t even make light when lit.

Vernon, that is outstanding, great job

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 04-23-2016 12:38 AM

That is beautiful. Love the chevron pattern.
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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#3 posted 04-23-2016 01:25 AM

That’s a beautiful bowl, Vernon!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 04-23-2016 01:44 AM

OMG, Vernon! That’s a beauty. Hope all’s well with you

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 04-23-2016 03:22 AM

That’s a beauty. These segmented bowls drive me crazy. I can never make up my mind how I want it.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 04-23-2016 07:01 AM

beautiful work

-- bambi

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#7 posted 04-23-2016 01:46 PM

My personal favorite of your work so far.

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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#8 posted 04-23-2016 01:58 PM

This bowl is absolutely beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#9 posted 04-23-2016 06:08 PM

hi great looking bowl i love it
i am very impressed
glad to be off help with my blog on making this kind of feather ring

the are great fun to make


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#10 posted 04-23-2016 07:39 PM

Great looking bowl, great colors. I love it.

-- Don, Saginaw Mi

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#11 posted 04-23-2016 09:49 PM

This looks like one of those you either get right or they go pear shape, Boy you nailed this one, love the design, the timber contrasts work real well

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#12 posted 04-23-2016 10:21 PM

Beautiful work

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#13 posted 04-24-2016 05:16 PM

that is very nice!

-- The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. Benjamin Franklin

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#14 posted 04-24-2016 10:29 PM

Thank you guys so much. When I get this many comments from some of the most talented LJ on here it really makes my head swell.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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