Mesquite Burl

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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 07-11-2017 02:30 AM 735 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Texas Mesquite Burl with Copper, Brass, and turquoise added to the void in the piece. Approx 8 inches tall
C and C welcome


-- Ron Campbell

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#1 posted 07-11-2017 02:33 AM

You’ve done it again!!! It is beautiful!

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#2 posted 07-11-2017 05:55 AM

Love the additives, just finishes it off beautifully.

Great job.


-- 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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#3 posted 07-11-2017 11:26 AM

Very attractive piece, Ron!!

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

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#4 posted 07-11-2017 01:50 PM

man they keep getting better and better.i love your turquoise inlay with the copper and brass,a true work of art.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#5 posted 07-11-2017 10:16 PM

My favorite of the three, but would really like to see more photo please. :)

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#6 posted 07-12-2017 03:50 AM

Excellent piece.

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#7 posted 07-12-2017 12:24 PM

Another beauty

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#8 posted 07-13-2017 11:50 AM

Beautiful! Did you use epoxy, CA or something else for the inlay? I assume the copper and brass was a from powder?

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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#9 posted 07-13-2017 12:49 PM

Beautiful! Did you use epoxy, CA or something else for the inlay? I assume the copper and brass was a from powder?

- Lazyman

I used 2 part 5 min epoxy to fill the biggest part of the void. I had mixed copper powder with it and the copper powder turned black. After sanding it back I still had voids so I went back and filled with ca and brass powder and copper powder . Hope this helos

-- Ron Campbell

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