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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 05-12-2016 12:23 AM 1444 views 7 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Dragon Teapost 4 inches tall with dyes again. This is big leaf maple burl with the sphere of African Blackwood.

C and C welcome

Ron

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





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Mark Wilson

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#1 posted 05-12-2016 01:07 AM

Geeze, Ron. What’s it like to be you? I have no words.

-- Mark

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#2 posted 05-12-2016 01:24 AM

Ok, now you are killing me. How the hell did you turn this teapot with the handle and spout?

I’m with Mark, I am speechless.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#3 posted 05-12-2016 01:31 AM

The body, spout and handle are all one piece. The pot was turned on 3 axis and then carved.
I will find some photos of the trip

Ron

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

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#4 posted 05-12-2016 01:39 AM

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#5 posted 05-12-2016 01:39 AM

Hope that helps

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

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#6 posted 05-12-2016 01:51 AM

WOW, a very unique piece, Ron!!!!!!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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leafherder

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#7 posted 05-12-2016 02:00 AM

Cool! Amazing! Inspiring! Fantastic! Beautiful! Awesome!

Nope, words do not do justice to this one. Don’t even come close.

Thanks for sharing. (Still inadequate but the best I can do.)

-- Leafherder

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#8 posted 05-12-2016 02:59 AM

Well – I’m at a loss for words.

Sometimes I will “favorite” a project because I think I could make something like it in the future.

In this case it’s only so I can see it again…

An inspiring display of imagination and craftsmanship – congratulations!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#9 posted 05-12-2016 03:27 AM

Wow, thanks for the pictures otherwise I wouldn’t have believed my eyes.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#10 posted 05-12-2016 03:33 AM

Terrific turning, love the color.

-- Tom D

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#11 posted 05-12-2016 06:31 AM

Thanks for the photos Ron, clears up my mind on how you do it. A beautiful piece and great turning.

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

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#12 posted 05-12-2016 06:33 AM

That is some talent you got there dude!

-- Live Forever...............or Die Trying

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#13 posted 05-12-2016 06:43 AM

Wow! That is one incredible and very unique project. I’m impressed by the way you made it. I like this red colour.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 05-12-2016 09:20 AM

EVERYTHING is amazing. The handle has gotta be the most fascinating part. color: terrific shape: roly-poly cute ..you really upped your game here Ron..Impressed as all get out!!!!

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#15 posted 05-12-2016 09:43 AM

Thump. (lower jaw hits table)

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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