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Cedar pierced to Ginko

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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 08-11-2014 11:30 PM 1360 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

4 inch sphere turned with the Carter Perfect Sphere tool. Hollowed, pierced and some copper leaf and patina. The tree side is what I started with and did not like it. The base was an after thought as the sphere was so light that I had to do something to hold it in place. The base is also Ginko pierced and has a small magnet to hold the sphere on.

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





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#1 posted 08-11-2014 11:33 PM

Amazing!!!!

-- Dave -

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#2 posted 08-11-2014 11:36 PM

Wow, Ron. That is just a gorgeous piece!!!!!!!!!!!!!!................Jim

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

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#3 posted 08-12-2014 12:48 AM

WowZa! Museum time for sure. Holy moly!

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

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#4 posted 08-12-2014 01:22 AM

Classy looking piece Ron, it has a lovely glow to it did you hollow thru a plug?
What sort of piercing gear do you use, nsk?
cheers
Pete

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

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#5 posted 08-12-2014 01:27 AM

BEAUTIFUL.

Thanks for sharing.

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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Roman - THE BOOTMAN

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#6 posted 08-12-2014 01:59 AM

You continue to inspire! Thanks for the post.
Roman

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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#7 posted 08-12-2014 04:45 AM

That is great looking piece Ron, like your piercing skills, did you use the dremel or whatever?

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

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Ronald G Campbell

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#8 posted 08-12-2014 02:04 PM

Pete this piece was cut apart hollowed and then glued back together. I am not using a NSK. I am using a dental drill that I bought here locally in Grand Rapids. We have a company that rebuilds dental drills. This has a rotating connector at the hose and makes it easy to use. It is a turbo and runs without lubrication. It runs about 450,000 rpm and cost about the same as the NSK

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

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#9 posted 08-12-2014 06:16 PM

Intricate WOW thats intense, I really like it

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#10 posted 08-12-2014 08:37 PM

Thanks for that Ron, the results speak for themselves
cheers
Pete

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

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#11 posted 08-12-2014 10:26 PM

That is exceptional….

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#12 posted 08-12-2014 11:49 PM

beautiful and very unique work!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#13 posted 11-28-2016 02:15 AM

great looking piece!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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