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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 05-06-2016 01:05 PM 817 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple of hollow forms finished 10 inches tall on the spalted beech and 8 inches on the flame box elder. Transtint dye on the blue piece

C and C welcome

Ron

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





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michelletwo

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#1 posted 05-06-2016 01:07 PM

WOW OH WOW!!!!! the blue one & it’s color variations really catches my eye.

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Roman - THE BOOTMAN

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#2 posted 05-06-2016 02:48 PM

You have the courage to adorn your work with dyes!
I’m still trying to find mine.
Nice work. Roman

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

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#3 posted 05-06-2016 03:17 PM

Beautiful shape and color, hope to try that soon on white birch. Last project was a first hollow project.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#4 posted 05-06-2016 05:18 PM

Always a big fan of dyed hollow forms. Well done Ron. As well as the dye, what did you use for a top coat?

-- Mark

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#5 posted 05-06-2016 05:45 PM



Always a big fan of dyed hollow forms. Well done Ron. As well as the dye, what did you use for a top coat?

- Mark

Mark I use the amateur rattle can lacquer. There are several coats on both pieces. After they set up and the lacquer has hardened i will polish them back with micro mesh to smooth and polish. They then get a coat of wax. Old English was

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

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#6 posted 05-06-2016 06:41 PM

Ron, these are beautiful. I love the colors.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#7 posted 05-06-2016 07:20 PM

Stunning, Ron.

-- Mark

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#8 posted 05-06-2016 11:03 PM

Really lovely work Ron, just love the form & colouring on the spalted beech piece
another DT3 here I reckon
cheers
Pete

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

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#9 posted 05-06-2016 11:13 PM

Nice work. Turning wood is a great way to spend time.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#10 posted 05-07-2016 12:22 AM

Really nice Ron, the blue one is a stunner. Like the shape of both vases.

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

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#11 posted 05-07-2016 12:55 AM

Sweet pieces, Ron!!

Jim

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

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#12 posted 05-07-2016 05:48 AM

Great work as usual…..

-- Dreaming patterns

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#13 posted 05-07-2016 11:18 AM

very nice

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#14 posted 05-07-2016 12:18 PM

Wow! Very inspiring!

-- Marsha, Northeast Ohio

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#15 posted 05-09-2016 04:44 AM

Awesome Ron!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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