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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 05-14-2015 11:27 PM 904 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another ring box. Cholla cactus with copper mica powder and Alumilite. Fun stuff to turn.
C and C Welcome
Ron

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





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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 05-15-2015 01:06 AM

Gorgeous material and color.

One of my favorites.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 05-15-2015 01:14 AM

That is a really nice piece, Ron. I have a bunch of cholla and more in Marylou’s truck that will be delivered at the end of the month. You are giving me ideas!!

Do you have a vacuum chamber to pull the material into the cactus?

Jim

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

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#3 posted 05-15-2015 02:35 AM

That is real nice Ron, don’t know anything about chollo cactus, what is it like before you work on it? Nice coloring.

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

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#4 posted 05-15-2015 02:37 AM

Gee these come up real sweet Ron,
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 05-15-2015 05:31 AM

That is really beautiful Ron. Goes to show what can be done with some imagination.
Congratulations.

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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#6 posted 05-15-2015 12:45 PM

Wow! That’s very cool.

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

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#7 posted 05-15-2015 12:51 PM

Very nice.

-- Measure it with a micrometer, mark it with chalk, cut it with an axe.

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#8 posted 05-15-2015 12:59 PM

Ron, this is another beautiful piece. Nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 05-15-2015 04:56 PM

A striking little box. Nicely done.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#10 posted 05-19-2015 03:21 PM

Extraordinary piece Ronald. Excellent work and design!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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