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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 11-13-2014 12:11 AM 1538 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a small piece of beech that was turned, hollowed and torched. Has copper paint with patina on it. I made two finials and don’t like either but they will do for now.
C and C welcome

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





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peteg

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#1 posted 11-13-2014 01:36 AM

Yep, you sure took the blow torch to this baby Ron
I think the finial in pic #1 is the better of the 2, adds a nice contrast. Arty
cheers
Pete

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 11-13-2014 02:35 AM

Nice piece, Ron. How would a black finial look ?

Jim

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

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stefang

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#3 posted 11-13-2014 09:23 AM

Nice Ron. You don’t mess around when you torch something! I like the copper paint which I think you used to great effect.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Roger

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#4 posted 11-13-2014 01:51 PM

Very different. Very cool. ...........well, hot.

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

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ohwoodeye

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#5 posted 11-13-2014 02:12 PM

Love the Vessel.
Of the 2 finials I like the first one best. However I am with JJ who commented above…....I think it is the color that is wrong for the piece, not the design. Black would be my choice as well. Plus I would spray the whole piece with high gloss. Just my 2 cents.
Thanks for posting.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's "opinion" on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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Bob Collins

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#6 posted 11-13-2014 11:07 PM

Very nice piece Ron, wouldn’t like you cooking my toast though. How about a red/orange finial to look like a flame.

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

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leafherder

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#7 posted 11-13-2014 11:52 PM

...Disco Inferno…

Sorry with that title I just couldn’t resist. Great piece of art. I also like the shape of the first finial but maybe a little bit larger (wider not necessarily taller) and with a dark antique brass or antique gold finish or something in a dark metallic red. Just a thought. Thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

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Ronald G Campbell

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#8 posted 11-19-2014 12:51 AM

Thanks all for the comments. It is a fun piece

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

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