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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 05-26-2016 10:57 AM 1659 views 2 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

9 inches tall and 12 inches wide this cherry burl stayed together. Yes as I went deeper there was a hole in the bottom. It was in the tenon. Never so glad to get a piece off the lathe. Does not yet have finish as I am waiting for the piece to dry out further.

C and C welcome

Ron

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





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Redoak49

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#1 posted 05-26-2016 11:01 AM

Really interesting…you are brave to turn that piece.

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#2 posted 05-26-2016 11:57 AM

Holy Moly…......How did that stay in one piece! Nice work, Ron!!

cheers, Jim

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

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#3 posted 05-26-2016 12:00 PM

WOW, that is impressive. Sharp tools and a steady hand me thinketh!

Very well done,

Garry

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#4 posted 05-26-2016 12:27 PM

Incredibly beautiful

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#5 posted 05-26-2016 12:48 PM

Impressive. Well done.

-- Andy Smith https://www.etsy.com/shop/xrayhardwoods

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#6 posted 05-26-2016 01:16 PM

Great skill required to do this, you have it.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#7 posted 05-26-2016 02:44 PM

A beautiful work of art. I was trying to imagine the kind of boots that were hiding in this burl. Thanks for sharing!
Roman

-- Roman:... These Boots Were Made For 'Talkin'!

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#8 posted 05-26-2016 04:54 PM

WOW! That must have been a turn. Pretty sharp tools I would think and high speed??

-- Mark

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#9 posted 05-26-2016 05:19 PM

Wow! Ron, this is beautiful and the wood is wonderful.

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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#10 posted 05-26-2016 05:19 PM

Beyond the useful there is art and courage

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#11 posted 05-26-2016 06:38 PM

Fantastic.

-- Mark

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#12 posted 05-26-2016 07:04 PM

Beautiful piece. I’ve tried several times to do pieces that were VERY THIN but any time I get those little “ears” going on, they soon come flying off. Maybe I’m being a bit too heavy handed with the tools?

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#13 posted 05-26-2016 08:06 PM

Pretty game taking this one down so thin Ron, fabulous result for sure, like the other piece love to see this when the finish goes on
well done indeed
pete

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

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#14 posted 05-26-2016 08:41 PM

I have seen these kinds of gorgeous, rough “bowls” as art and they are just incredible. I have no turning experience but have watched plenty on it’s method. I just cannot understand how someone can turn something like this. It’s amazing to me that it would hold together. Next time you do something crazy like that make a video!! Just beautiful work.

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#15 posted 05-26-2016 08:49 PM



I have seen these kinds of gorgeous, rough “bowls” as art and they are just incredible. I have no turning experience but have watched plenty on it s method. I just cannot understand how someone can turn something like this. It s amazing to me that it would hold together. Next time you do something crazy like that make a video!! Just beautiful work.

It will have to be a time lapsed video. This was a couple days of turning

- kocgolf


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

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