Segmented potpourri bowl

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Project by Ronald Fontenot, Jr. posted 03-21-2010 01:58 AM 2671 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I took a page from Trifern and tried dying some wood. The wood is curly maple and is dyed with aniline dye. The finish is wipe on polyurethane and finished with 3 coats of lacquer. The bowl measures 3” tall and 5” in diameter.

-- Chip, Westlake

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#1 posted 03-21-2010 02:07 AM

that is sharp.

but oddly makes me wonder what if we carved watermelons for halloween.

-- measure once, keep cuttin' til it fits

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#2 posted 03-21-2010 02:13 AM

very nice! I like the contrast between the inside and the outside.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 03-21-2010 04:04 AM

Good work!!

-- Bill Merritt -Augusta Ga. woodworker

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#5 posted 03-21-2010 07:15 AM

Wow very nice.

-- Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistake-- ( Oscar Wilde) Chris, Illinois

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#6 posted 03-21-2010 09:55 AM

Nice piece!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#7 posted 03-21-2010 11:32 AM

Great tribute to trifern

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

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#8 posted 03-21-2010 03:57 PM

Both, you and he, have awesome skill and a great eye for dramatic grain.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#9 posted 03-21-2010 04:37 PM

Fantastic job. Love the color. Outstanding finish also.

Keep it up.


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

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#10 posted 03-21-2010 10:36 PM

Very nice!!!!!!!

What is in the center, gold colored?

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

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