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Project by Ronald Fontenot, Jr. posted 12-09-2009 02:34 AM 3320 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another bandsaw bowl that I made for my mother’s birthday. The woods are purpleheart, bloodwood, bubinga, paduak, walnut, and the accent lines are ash. The finish is polished water varnish.

-- Chip, Westlake





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cabinetmaster

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#1 posted 12-09-2009 02:48 AM

Beautiful Bowl. How do you do that with a bandsaw? I would love to see a tutorial on that process. Your mother will cherish that one.

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

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 12-09-2009 02:50 AM

Fantastic bowl Ronald ourstanding work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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scrappy

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#3 posted 12-09-2009 03:10 AM

Outstanding bowl. I am sure your mother loved it.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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Joe Weaver

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#4 posted 12-09-2009 03:14 AM

That is one beautfull bowl. I would also like to see how to make one.

-- Joe, Ga

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Rj

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#5 posted 12-09-2009 03:51 AM

Ron I just love your Bandsaw bowls!! your mom should really enjoy this.

Thanks for explaining how you do it , It opens more possobilitys for me to use my 4/4 stock .

Great work

Rj = my name is also Ron

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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TurnTurnTurn

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#6 posted 12-09-2009 03:56 AM

Fantastic!!!! How the heck do you do that with a band saw?

-- TurnTurnTurn

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Rj

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#7 posted 12-09-2009 04:53 AM

Ron wrote up how he did it on his last bloodwood bowl ( his explanation is in the comments area)

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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David Craig

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#8 posted 12-09-2009 05:53 AM

Beautiful work. Your mother will definitely cherish the work and will be the envy of the other mothers out there.

David

-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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Sonny

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#9 posted 12-09-2009 08:45 AM

excellent….......

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ellen35

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#10 posted 12-09-2009 03:42 PM

Great bowl… tutorial please!
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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jockmike2

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#11 posted 12-09-2009 09:05 PM

Beautiful turning, your Mom will it and you for it.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 12-10-2009 05:46 AM

That is one beautiful bowl. Very good choice of colors!!
Why do you call it a bandsaw bowl? Was it not turned in a wood lathe?

......................Jim

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

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#13 posted 12-11-2009 11:38 PM

i really like the bowl. Inspiring.

-- Tim from Iowa City, IA

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#14 posted 12-21-2009 03:43 AM

Beautiful!

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lizardhead

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#15 posted 03-28-2012 05:53 PM

I also want to learn that technique.

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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