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Acacia and copper

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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 04-21-2016 11:37 AM 1256 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

10 inch vase of Acacia wood and copper leaf patina

C and C welcome

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





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 04-21-2016 11:48 AM

Very nice Ron, you have brought up a great finish on that wood grain, is the copper leaf applied with heat or glue?

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

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Roger

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#2 posted 04-21-2016 12:14 PM

Super nice Ron.

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

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#3 posted 04-21-2016 12:16 PM

ok, I admit, I am on a color binge at my house, so I am speaking from that view. I like this, but to my jaded eye, I’d like to see more distinct color difference between the vase & the leaf. streaks of copper? reddish? the picture may not represent the colors, either. maybe it is more colorful than I see on my monitor?? anyhoo, I am enjoying your artistic endeavors.

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dalepage

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#4 posted 04-21-2016 02:55 PM

Exquisite!

-- Dale

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Roman - THE BOOTMAN

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#5 posted 04-21-2016 02:55 PM

Nicely crafted. I have been thinking of using gold leaf on some of my work. You’ve just inspired me to go ahead. Thanks for sharing.
Roman

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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#6 posted 04-21-2016 03:22 PM

Ron, this is a beautiful piece. I love the graceful lines of this piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 04-21-2016 05:53 PM

That is a beauty, Ron. You are always trying new things and we all get to see the results.

Nice going…...............Jim

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

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#8 posted 04-21-2016 08:56 PM

Breathtaking, Ron. I have no words.

-- Mark

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#9 posted 04-23-2016 09:52 PM

Very artistic. Great addition to the turning

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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