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Resin and Cholla Vase

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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 04-17-2016 06:40 PM 722 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cholla casted in Alumilite with Transtint dye and Mica powder. Turned and finished added.

Yes I am back home and back to work. Many more pieces in the next few days. Just getting them finished

C and C welcome

Ron

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





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peteg

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#1 posted 04-17-2016 08:00 PM

Oh boy, just love this one Ron, don’t know how you get that blended swirl type effect but it sure is fabulous, the blue looks like it’s on fire.
tip of the hat mate
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 04-17-2016 08:07 PM

Ron, that is just a gorgeous vase. It was so nice to see it in person yesterday. That adds a whole new dimension to turning!!!!!!!!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#3 posted 04-17-2016 08:31 PM

Stunning, Ron.

-- Mark

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Bud_3

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#4 posted 04-17-2016 09:42 PM

Another good vase,congratulations!

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bushmaster

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#5 posted 04-17-2016 10:48 PM

10 shades beyond very nice. Love the variation in blue color.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Ronald G Campbell

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#6 posted 04-17-2016 10:58 PM

Mark I don’t stabilize the cholla. I too am surprised how well it stays together. I think the Alumilite helps that. It is dirty to turn as it wants to almost be a powder at times. You will see more of these

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

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#7 posted 04-17-2016 11:16 PM

Real stunning work Ron, look forward to seeing the next one. The blue has a dazzling swirl.

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

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BobWemm

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#8 posted 04-18-2016 01:12 AM

Absolutely FABULOUS Ron, the resin variation is beyond words.
Thanks for sharing.

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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John

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#9 posted 04-18-2016 07:45 AM

Had to smile when I saw the blue Ron, amazing!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 04-18-2016 04:29 PM

Ron, this is such a beautiful piece.

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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cdaniels

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#11 posted 04-19-2016 06:29 AM

I have wanted to get into alumalite but I Like large turning larger items, how did you cast the vase?

-- Jesus was a carpenter... I'm just saying

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Ronald G Campbell

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#12 posted 04-19-2016 11:58 AM

It was casted in pvc pipe. I have been using that for my molds

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

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Roger

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#13 posted 04-20-2016 12:23 PM

Lotsa eye candy right here. Super cool.

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

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