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Nested bowls . Mesquite

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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 05-18-2018 02:02 AM 858 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Large bowl about 8 inches across, smaller bowl is about 5 inches at the widest
Bowls are mesquite burl

C and C welcome

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





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 05-18-2018 04:26 AM

Great piece of turning Ron, like the rugged look of the bowls. Well done.

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

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#2 posted 05-18-2018 05:00 AM

Beyond beautiful, Ron.

-- Mark

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#3 posted 05-18-2018 05:49 AM

To use simple terms such as – BEAUTIFUL – just isn’t enough !

-- When I was a kid I wanted to be older . . . . . this CRAP is not what I expected !

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#4 posted 05-18-2018 10:33 AM

Amazing work! I have a long way to go before I will be turning anything like that! I have blown it up all over my shop floor! Did you stabilize the wood in any way before starting to cut it?

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl, http://www.artcentergraphics.com

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#5 posted 05-18-2018 10:49 AM

art turning,beautiful

-- bambi

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#6 posted 05-18-2018 11:24 AM

Real attractive bowls, Ron. Nice work on them!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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Ronald G Campbell

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#7 posted 05-18-2018 12:12 PM



Amazing work! I have a long way to go before I will be turning anything like that! I have blown it up all over my shop floor! Did you stabilize the wood in any way before starting to cut it?

- mikeacg

No stablizaton

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

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Gene Howe

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#8 posted 05-18-2018 12:20 PM

Gorgeous bowls.
Congrats on the Top Three. Well deserved.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 05-18-2018 01:32 PM

These bowls are outstanding and the wood is wonderful. They are beautiful eye catchers.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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splintergroup

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#10 posted 05-18-2018 05:41 PM

I’m with Mike, too delicate for my abilities. You are a master in getting that wood to look its best!

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Roman - THE BOOTMAN

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#11 posted 05-18-2018 10:18 PM

Stunning1 Stunning and beautiful!
Thanks for sharing.
Roman

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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peteg

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#12 posted 05-19-2018 02:17 AM

Very nice Ron, you’ve showcased the timber beautifully
Well done DT3
cheers
pete

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

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mel52

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#13 posted 05-19-2018 05:01 AM

Beautiful grain and the finish makes everything pop.

-- MEL, Kansas

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Ronald G Campbell

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#14 posted 05-21-2018 02:11 AM

Thanks guys hope to get back to turning and posting

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

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#15 posted 05-22-2018 02:55 AM

Real nice delicate bowls Ron, love the colours!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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