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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 04-21-2014 12:21 AM 752 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another of the series from my trip to Mata Ortiz Mx.
This is a piece of wood that was given to me while in Tucson by one of the Southwest Arizona Woodturners Guild. He told me it was pecan He stopped by a couple of days later and saw that I was struggling with the hollowing of this 11 inch piece. He laughed and said when Pecan is dry we call it Pcreate. Finally done and very happy with the entire piece

-- Ron Campbell https://www.facebook.com/ronald.g.campbell





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 04-21-2014 12:38 AM

Nice one Ron. You must have listened to the guy at the guild when he said he wanted you blue vase in red!!

That pecan is hard to turn when it is real dry, You did a beautiful job on this one,too!!

What do you hollow with? A boring bar or can you reach in that far with that Carter system??

Cheers, Jim

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

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peteg

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#2 posted 04-21-2014 12:53 AM

Three very nice pieces in the series Ron, must admit this is my favourite it is just so rich looking.
well done
Pete

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

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Ronald G Campbell

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#3 posted 04-21-2014 12:54 AM

Ya Jim I still do work for Carter Products and used the small hollow roller for this project. They have several sized bars and it allows you to go to about 12 inches. I also have the large bar and it can go 30 inches. You should come out an play.

-- Ron Campbell https://www.facebook.com/ronald.g.campbell

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Ronald G Campbell

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#4 posted 04-21-2014 12:57 AM

Hey Pete thanks. This one was fun and yes I am happy with the results. I will use this collar more on pieces. I always look forward to you comments

-- Ron Campbell https://www.facebook.com/ronald.g.campbell

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#5 posted 04-21-2014 05:13 AM

Another outstanding beauty.

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#6 posted 04-21-2014 11:44 AM

Wow very nice Ron, I like the cut out or sculpting of this piece almost like the bud of a flower.
Another great piece.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#7 posted 05-17-2014 10:35 AM

Very awesome and colorful

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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