Sherbet from the desert

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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 04-26-2015 11:00 PM 1065 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first casting with resin, Alumalite. The vase is cholla cactus with the resin. The pen is a small piece of the branch and is also cholla with the same resin. Might have to buy more of this resin stuff.
C and C are always welcome

-- Ron Campbell

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#1 posted 04-26-2015 11:28 PM

I like the design of this one Ron, lovely colours, not too sure about the “bounce” of the reflection possibly detracting form the lovely clean line of the piece? but I guess you were trying to show the richer colour of the underside. The matching pen is a real bonus, Well done mate

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

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#2 posted 04-26-2015 11:49 PM

Very nice Ron, great design and colors, the reflections show what is underneath. Nice pen as an add-on.

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

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#3 posted 04-27-2015 12:02 AM

Very cool, Ron. I had Liz cast me some cholla at the geek group but it did not turn out this nice at all!!

great job!!!............cheers, Jim

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

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#4 posted 04-27-2015 12:42 AM

i like the cholla and how is it more of a cross section than what you normally see. I like it a lot!

-- designer by education, wood working hack by choice

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Ronald G Campbell

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#5 posted 04-27-2015 12:45 AM

Chris this is the trunk of a fruit chain cholla and it had two branches come out of it. It was like the crown of the trunk. It had this circle hollow spot and that is what I tried to put in the widest part of the vase. Almost made it. It was fun and there will be more

-- Ron Campbell

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#6 posted 04-28-2015 12:00 PM

The colors in that are amazing, and so is the design. Way cool.

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

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