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Project by Ronald Fontenot, Jr. posted 1646 days ago 1284 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this bowl 4 years ago. I designed the diamond center ring and then built a bowl around it; the center ring alone has 120 pieces. The bowl is 7” tall, the diameter is 8 1/2” and the opening is 4 1/2”. the woods are purpleheart. bloodwood and ash. The finish is polished water varnish.

-- Chip, Westlake





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Brett StClair

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#1 posted 1646 days ago

Fantastic!
I’ve always been impressed with segmented work. I can only imagine the time invested in creating something this nice.
Good Work!

-- "Make things as simple as possible... but not any simpler." - Albert Einstein

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Rj

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#2 posted 1646 days ago

Great job Ron! This is eye candy for sure

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

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Arnold

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#3 posted 1646 days ago

Nice

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sras

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#4 posted 1646 days ago

Excellent! I really like the pattern and the colors!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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bill merritt

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#5 posted 1646 days ago

Very good work, it must have taken some time to put that together. Nice

-- Bill Merritt -Augusta Ga. woodworker

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Andrew

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#6 posted 1645 days ago

Great job, looks fantastic. How long did it take to cut all the peices and glue them up?
Thanks for sharing.

-- Even a broken clock is right twice a day, unless, it moves at half speed like ....-As the Saw Turns

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scrappy

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#7 posted 1645 days ago

Fantastic bowl. I can see why you started in the center and worked both ways. Beautifull pattern, great shape and finish.

Keep up the wonderfull work.

Scrappy

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

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RetiredCoastie

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#8 posted 1645 days ago

Awesome bowl!

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Dusty56

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#9 posted 1603 days ago

Beautiful bowl design !

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