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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 07-01-2014 12:02 AM 1460 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Beech turned, hollowed, dropped and broke. Needed to save the piece so I carved out the trees added copper leaf and dye. Mounted to a Box elder root burl. Stands 8 inches tall, trunks are .06 in wall thickness and the leaf area is .006 thick. Almost egg shell
Comment and critiques welcome

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





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 07-01-2014 12:18 AM

WOW..What a beautiful piece of art!! Nice going, Ron!!
.................Jim

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

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MarkTheFiddler

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#2 posted 07-01-2014 12:34 AM

Ron, you just can’t plan the level of cool you captured. Fantastic save sir.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Hawaiilad

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#3 posted 07-01-2014 02:19 AM

What started as a great save, sure turned into a lovely piece

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 07-01-2014 02:32 AM

Wow! (good thing you dropped it ;)

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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Bob Collins

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#5 posted 07-01-2014 02:53 AM

Now that is what I would call saving. Brilliant piece of art Ron, what lathe speed was needed when hollowing?

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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Vintagetoni

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#6 posted 07-01-2014 03:08 AM

Genius!

-- toni --- SW WI...working on shop setup....wish I could say diligently. "Time is a healer, a friend & a maker of dreams."

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mmh

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#7 posted 07-01-2014 06:32 AM

A very fun piece to look at. I for one can admire and gaze at the grain in wood for hours and to marvel at what Mother Nature has created. It’s wonderful to see how we attempt to reveal this natural beauty.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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oldnovice

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#8 posted 07-01-2014 06:59 AM

Wow, what a beautiful piece of work!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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stefang

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#9 posted 07-01-2014 08:28 AM

You started out with a vessel and wound up with an interesting and beautiful sculpture. Remarkable save Ron. I love the colours too!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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peteg

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#10 posted 07-01-2014 09:32 PM

Turned out a great piece of art Ron, boy that is nice :)
Pete

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

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junipercanyon

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#11 posted 07-04-2014 04:57 PM

Very cool.

-- Juniper Canyon Design

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#12 posted 07-05-2014 05:32 AM

Another wonderful art piece.
Congratulations Ron.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Ronald G Campbell

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#13 posted 07-05-2014 03:16 PM

Bob my lathe speed is around 1000 rpm. I am not a fast turner and like the slower speeds.
Thanks for the comments
Ron

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

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Roger

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#14 posted 07-07-2014 09:54 PM

Holy Moly Ron!!!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#15 posted 05-12-2015 03:27 PM

I love it. Very nice.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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