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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 04-05-2017 05:10 PM 1169 views 2 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

15 inch Maple vase. Turned and burned

Saw this drawing and just had to apply it to a piece of wood
Let me know what you think

C and C welcome

-- Ron Campbell

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#1 posted 04-05-2017 06:24 PM

Ron, this vessel is so outstanding. It’s a wonderful piece of artwork and so beautifully done. I love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#2 posted 04-05-2017 08:40 PM

Escheresque, nice.

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#3 posted 04-05-2017 08:43 PM

She’s a beauty, Ron!!

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#4 posted 04-05-2017 09:30 PM

Way beautiful

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 04-05-2017 09:50 PM

I think it’s awesome. Well done.

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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#6 posted 04-05-2017 11:11 PM

Love the vase, but not fond of your name for it – by definition a “weed” is an unwanted, unattractive, or aggressively invasive plant. None of those terms apply here. Also those leaves look more like Gingko tree or Maidenhair Fern, both beautiful graceful plants. Thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

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#7 posted 04-05-2017 11:53 PM

Great trunin’

Great burnin’

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#8 posted 04-05-2017 11:54 PM

The bottom looks like two naked ladies.

I love the maple tho and hope to find some sometime.

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#9 posted 04-06-2017 12:01 AM

Just enough decorating to set this piece apart. Beautiful! RH

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#10 posted 04-06-2017 12:37 AM

Beautiful work and the 3 ladies on the bottom made me smile!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#11 posted 04-06-2017 12:51 AM

Absolutely stunning Ron, as usual.
Couldn’t help but smile at the ladies.

Great result.


-- 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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#12 posted 04-06-2017 01:14 AM

I am so disappointed that you all did not see the ladies hips on the front of the vase. They are the same as what is on the bottom . I thought the bottom would give you a hint


-- Ron Campbell

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#13 posted 04-06-2017 01:27 AM

I’m making a 2nd comment to satisfy your concerns Ron. I immediately came back to your project and Low and behold there she was smack front and center and with full exposure! How We all missed that we will never know!
Again beautiful in ever sense of the word!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#14 posted 04-06-2017 01:30 AM

Beautiful work of Art!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#15 posted 04-06-2017 01:36 AM

I just showed my wife this without telling her a thing about it and the second she saw this she took a deep jaw droping breath and said OHHHHH MYYYYYY!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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