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"Simplicity In Ironwood"

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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 04-21-2014 11:34 PM 710 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a piece of Ironwood that was given to me by a member of the Southwest Arizona Woodturners Guild Approx 6.5 inches tall Fun and easy piece to turn but then I guess it looks like an easy piece. Great aroma in the shop LOL

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





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OldWolfsWoodShop

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#1 posted 04-21-2014 11:44 PM

Gorgeous, luv the simple shape. Luv the grain.

-- Making Sawdust is great stress relief... www.oldwolfswoodshop.ca

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bigogre

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#2 posted 04-21-2014 11:49 PM

That’s got some depth, love it.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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peteg

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#3 posted 04-22-2014 12:40 AM

Wow, would you look at that timber, lovely piece Ron
Pete

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

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CFrye

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#4 posted 04-22-2014 10:04 AM

Beautifully turned, Ron. The simple shape really lets the grain be the star. How hard was this on the tools?
Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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Ronald G Campbell

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#5 posted 04-22-2014 11:38 AM

The bad part about the wood is that the dust compacted agains the cutting tool and turned hard. I was using the Carter Tear Drop with the 17 % Titaniam and it held its edge but I had to continue to clean it

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

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aussiedave

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#6 posted 04-22-2014 12:21 PM

Very nice Ron, that Ironwood has some beautiful tones of colour in it, very pretty and nice shape.
Thanks for sharing Ron.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 04-23-2014 02:00 AM

That is a great looking piece, Ron!! I love that grain!!

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

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Roger

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#8 posted 05-17-2014 11:06 AM

A very fine piece of turned eye candy.

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

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Ronald G Campbell

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#9 posted 05-22-2014 09:41 PM

Sold today at the Gallery Uptown Grand Haven MI

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

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