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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 06-02-2013 11:34 PM 3696 views 3 times favorited 61 comments Add to Favorites Watch

“Dolly” is made from a walnut crotch piece. I wanted the white from both sides to hit in the middle like a necklace but the one side of the crotch was to large and could not get it centered. In the first photo I had left some of the original carving on. In the car you can see I took that off. It did bring the heigh down. She is in the car to take to the gallery for the June show.
The second body form is Skinny. She is the mascot for the Grand Rapids MI Breast Cancer Survivors group.

If this post gets to far out of hand I will bring it down. Being new to the Forum I would not want to get in trouble or cause problems.

-- Ron Campbell

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#1 posted 06-02-2013 11:45 PM

tacky at best.

-- Becky, Wisconsin I love belonging to splinter groups

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#2 posted 06-02-2013 11:48 PM

Greymodel are you real. Do you find it to be tacky. This is my second and the other sold almost as fast as this. This has been in the Gallery Uptown only hours and I think it is sold. If it is too tacky I can take it down

-- Ron Campbell

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#3 posted 06-03-2013 12:32 AM

You did good, Ron.

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#4 posted 06-03-2013 12:38 AM

This is pretty close to some of the stuff I do. I actually get more interest in my forms from women than from the guys. I would say you can leave this posted as is. There are those of us on theses forums who have made stuff with more “detail” than what you have going on here.

looks good, keep up the fine work!

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#5 posted 06-03-2013 01:31 AM

I like it….definitely not tacky in my opinion.

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#6 posted 06-03-2013 01:34 AM

looks great. keep it up

-- Michael . USN ( Ret ) Batesville,AR

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#7 posted 06-03-2013 01:40 AM

Woodwork that nags at me?

It’s beautiful, but sometimes I wonder if its worth it. :-)

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

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#8 posted 06-03-2013 01:45 AM

Very nice work. It looks like the finish is cured and is not “tacky”.

-- Jim, Ca,

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#9 posted 06-03-2013 02:18 AM

Ronald…I think it’s a beautiful piece of artwork….it’s no wonder they have sold as fast as they did….

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#10 posted 06-03-2013 02:23 AM

Jim, Ca I guess I took it the wrong way, the finish is dry and not tacky.

-- Ron Campbell

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#11 posted 06-03-2013 03:55 AM

Another nice piece of Art

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#12 posted 06-03-2013 04:58 AM

Mother nature made it so it can’t be tacky … all you did is finish what she (Mother nature) started.

A nice piece of art!

I could use it to sit in my passenger side of my car so I could use the HOV (High Occupancy Vehicle) commuter lanes. After all, what CHP officer would give me a ticket after seeing lady lumber sitting there!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#13 posted 06-03-2013 05:09 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#14 posted 06-03-2013 05:19 AM

I bet a lot of “tree huggers” would love this piece.
Nice work…................

-- mike...............

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#15 posted 06-03-2013 07:55 AM

All art should “question”
Ron, depecting Mother nature’s forms is a given since time & memorial, her Skin looks as smooth as silk,
adding a navel may have been an option ? well done

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

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