"Mesquite Del Sol"

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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 05-23-2013 02:30 PM 1465 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mesquite Burl from southern Arizona. Star burst side is routed and turned and has 22 K gold leaf on the center. The ripple side is turned only with copper that has patina applied. The piece is one of the largest I have turned. Side to side it is approx 27 inches across. Turned outboard

-- Ron Campbell

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#1 posted 05-23-2013 02:41 PM


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#2 posted 05-23-2013 02:46 PM

Thanks Jim

-- Ron Campbell

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#3 posted 05-23-2013 03:50 PM

Cool project. Very nice.

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#4 posted 05-23-2013 04:44 PM

Just plain exquisite!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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#5 posted 05-23-2013 05:48 PM

That is a beautiful piece of work, Ron.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 05-23-2013 10:15 PM

Very nice piece indeed Ron

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#7 posted 05-23-2013 10:49 PM

That’s a beauty, would look great at my place!

-- Will, Ontario Canada. "I can do fast, cheap and good, but you can only pick two... "

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#8 posted 05-28-2013 02:36 PM

Looks marvelous, truly an eye catcher. Love the amazing details on it. It’s a work of art.

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#9 posted 05-28-2013 02:57 PM

Hey guys thanks for the compliments. This piece is now done. Glued to the base and ready for June Show. Have another piece for the show that I will post in the next couple of days. Again Thanks.

-- Ron Campbell

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