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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 08-11-2014 11:34 PM 1339 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple of natural edge bowls. The large bowl did not move much and the bark stayed in place with some CA. The small bowl had a great deal of movement and I could not hold the bark on. Large bowl around 8 inches and smaller around 4

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





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 08-12-2014 12:20 AM

Very pretty bowls, Ron. They look so delicate with the thin walls!!

-- 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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#2 posted 08-12-2014 12:46 AM

Very stunning bowls. So thin, so beautiful.

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

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mmh

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#3 posted 08-12-2014 12:55 AM

Beautifully executed! Very impressive turnings.

-- "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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peteg

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#4 posted 08-12-2014 01:18 AM

lovely work Ron, they have a wonderful Honey glow to them :)
cheers
Pete

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

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BobWemm

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#5 posted 08-12-2014 01:25 AM

Ron, those are beautiful, simply elegant.

Thanks.

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 02:04 AM

Simply put – Elegance!
Roman

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

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Bob Collins

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#7 posted 08-12-2014 04:46 AM

Very nice pair of bowls Ron, great looking wood and finish.

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

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stefang

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#8 posted 08-12-2014 09:19 AM

Very nicely done Ron. I have turned a few natural edged bowls and I’m always amazed that they are so stable.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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atchison32

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

Nice!

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Mark

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#10 posted 08-12-2014 01:56 PM

Well done Ron. You turned those wet I assume? Dd you turn them to final thickness right away? Thanks.

-- Mark

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Ronald G Campbell

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#11 posted 08-12-2014 02:01 PM

Yes these were done wet to finish. I let them sit in a plastic bag for days turning the bag inside out and the moisture out a little at a time.

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

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