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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 05-22-2013 12:24 PM 1480 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cherry burl bowl deconstructed, reconstructed, burned, dyed and copper leaf in the center

-- Ron Campbell

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 05-22-2013 12:26 PM

Very unique, Ron!!.............Jim

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

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#2 posted 05-22-2013 01:33 PM

Very nice. I love the colors and uniqueness of 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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#3 posted 05-22-2013 02:01 PM

Wicked looking. Nice job.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 05-22-2013 02:52 PM

Very unique piece… Love the colorations… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#5 posted 05-22-2013 03:22 PM

Now that’s unique, what a great show piece.

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Ronald G Campbell

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#6 posted 05-24-2013 12:44 AM

Thanks for all the comments I loved making this piece it was one of several for ArtPrize last year. On AAW members gallery and here it brings me the most hits but, no one will buy it for $ 100. I guess it will stay in my collection. My collection is mostly mistakes that I can not put for sale. LOL

-- Ron Campbell

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#7 posted 05-24-2013 02:32 PM

This is fantastic. I’d love to hear more about how you “deconstructed” and “reconstructed” it. So unique.

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Ronald G Campbell

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#8 posted 05-24-2013 05:20 PM

Adamclyde imagine a bundt cake pan. It would look like a mold for a doughnut. You would cut through the center of the mold, fold it back over itself then carve out the center of the mold leaving you a tube. You then cut the tube for the angle you want. Still don’t get it do you. It is a visual thing and I have never taken photos along the way. Next one I make I will photo the trip

-- Ron Campbell

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#9 posted 05-28-2013 01:15 PM

Looks different but in a good way, interesting piece. Like the colors and patterns. You have an awesome collection.

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#10 posted 06-20-2013 01:35 PM

Wow Ron, this is pure art and the coloring is out of this world. I really enjoyed thumbing through your projects this morning. Thanks for the inspiration and showing us all the potential of wood as a medium for art.


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Ronald G Campbell

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#11 posted 06-20-2013 02:35 PM

Eric I did make one of these from alabaster too. It did not turn out as nice. I might have to post this here.

-- Ron Campbell

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