Student turning

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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 11-03-2014 01:45 AM 1032 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Spent a couple days with a guild member showing her the process of turning a two part vessel. This is her piece and we had fun doing it. This is baltic birch plywood. The top was turned on the bias and gives it that off center appearance. The bottom was turned flat, no distortion. The bottom is painted with orange paint with gold flecks, highly reflective. She was a quick study and it was fun. Great job inezz Gessner a fellow club member

-- Ron Campbell

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#1 posted 11-03-2014 02:09 AM

Very nicely turned.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#2 posted 11-03-2014 02:48 AM

You have a keen student & quick learner here Ron, nice result, must have a go with some ply one of these days :)

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

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#3 posted 11-03-2014 03:06 AM

That is beautiful. Great job by the both of you.
I love the finish.


-- 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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#4 posted 11-03-2014 03:40 AM

Very nice result from the master and student. Hopefully she appreciated the varied results that can be achieved from turning plywood and continues to experiment. Really like the finished paint work.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 11-03-2014 04:11 AM

That is nice hollow vessel. Good job of turning and teaching!!

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

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#6 posted 11-03-2014 10:11 AM

Nice work and it’s great that you are passing on your turning skills Ron.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Ronald G Campbell

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#7 posted 11-03-2014 11:38 PM

Hey guys thanks for the complements. I had fun doing both teaching and turning. This is a person that has had a tough life, husband died 12 years ago and left her hospital bills and leaving her broke. Turning has given her the diversion she needed. She has a bunch of baltic birch plywood that was left in her barn and we tried to do something special and different with it. I too turned a piece and will post it later this week.

-- Ron Campbell

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#8 posted 11-04-2014 09:44 PM

That’s an exceptional work art. You have superb wood turning skills.

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