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Project by Ronald Fontenot, Jr. posted 12-11-2009 05:04 AM 1355 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bowl is made of mostly purpleheart, my favorite wood. The other woods are bloodwood and ash. I enjoyed the challenge of making the zigzag design. The bowl measures 5 inches tall and 7” in diameter. The finish is polished water varnish.

-- Chip, Westlake





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#1 posted 12-11-2009 05:45 AM

Beautiful work!! I like the pattern.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 12-11-2009 06:26 AM

Hi Chip very well done
Regards Roger in SA

-- Africa is not for sissies

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#3 posted 12-11-2009 08:11 AM

Excellent

-- Vince

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#4 posted 12-11-2009 02:15 PM

Exelent ,sorry I dont have the pacience to do glue ups,lol

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#5 posted 12-11-2009 03:00 PM

Very nice…...... I really must try one of these segmented turnings.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#6 posted 12-11-2009 03:06 PM

WOW that is amazingly beautiful. Great job.

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

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#7 posted 12-11-2009 03:34 PM

Great looking turning, love that color and design.

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

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#8 posted 12-11-2009 05:53 PM

Beautiful

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#9 posted 12-11-2009 07:44 PM

Another great turning chip very nice.

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#10 posted 12-12-2009 06:58 PM

Beautiful piece, very cool!!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#11 posted 12-13-2009 02:06 AM

I like it a well shaped bowl with a lid. Keep up the good work.

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

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