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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 07-11-2017 02:34 AM 481 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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8 inches tall mesquite burl with negative space

C and C welcome

Ron

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





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John

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#1 posted 07-11-2017 03:41 AM

They are all fantastic Ron, this one really appeals to me. Love the colours, the open face, and the bark. The shape and finish really set it off!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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BobWemm

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#2 posted 07-11-2017 05:59 AM

EXTRA DOUBLE WOW WOW.
I think I will give up turning after seeing these. OMG.

Bob

-- 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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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 07-11-2017 11:17 AM

Very nice piece, Ron. It looks to be a real challenge to hold that inside shape with that big of an open area. Nice work on it!!

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

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htl

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#4 posted 07-11-2017 07:49 PM

All the above PLUS WOW!!!
Beautiful!!!

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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peteg

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#5 posted 07-11-2017 07:58 PM

Bet you used a bit of plastic wrap with this one Ron :), very nice result
cheers
pete

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

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leafherder

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#6 posted 07-11-2017 10:13 PM

Beautiful turning, but shame on you for only giving us one photo. :)

-- Leafherder

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Ronald G Campbell

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#7 posted 07-11-2017 10:58 PM



Beautiful turning, but shame on you for only giving us one photo. :)

- leafherder

I will post a few more .

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

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Grumpy

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#8 posted 07-12-2017 10:15 PM

Nice job Ronald and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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MelBrandle

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#9 posted 07-18-2017 06:48 AM

The only thing that would make this more amazing is if you could somehow fill this with amber or some other clear liquid. It’s an amazing display piece though! I wouldn’t hide this in storage if I were you – I bet people would be shocked and impressed that you made it!

-- Mel Brandle @ http://supercheapselfstorage.com.au/facilities/adelaide-service/

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