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Cherry Burl turned in a classic shape of an old urn.

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





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 06-05-2013 12:17 AM

I don’t know, Ron. It looks kinda dirty to me. ;-)

Just kidding, of course. That’s a gorgeous burl, and you brought out the best in it.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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levan

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#2 posted 06-05-2013 12:22 AM

Fantastic turning !! Some real character in that piece.

-- Lynn "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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BobWemm

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#3 posted 06-05-2013 01:08 AM

BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!

-- 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.

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Dark_Lightning

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#4 posted 06-05-2013 01:35 AM

Very nice! I’ve just discovered your stuff; you do great work.

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 06-05-2013 02:07 AM

It is amazing that you kept it in one piece!! Nice job!!...............Jim

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

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#6 posted 06-05-2013 02:29 AM

Very unique. Great job !!

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Bob Collins

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#7 posted 06-05-2013 03:46 AM

Beautiful piece of art, bet you had a few scary moments turning it.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Rustic

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#8 posted 06-05-2013 04:43 AM

Just Beautiful Ron

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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YoungWilly

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#9 posted 06-05-2013 11:30 AM

I can’t even start imagining how you can turn such a piece of wood… it looks awesome, great job!

-- -- Measure twice, cut once; why, did the wood grow?

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Ronald G Campbell

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#10 posted 06-05-2013 12:29 PM

Yes it was a fun piece to turn. It did do a short stint at the Grand Rapids Art Museum last year.

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

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 06-05-2013 01:42 PM

You did a fine job with this beautiful piece of wood. It’s certainly and eye catcher.

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

-- 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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Mip

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#12 posted 06-05-2013 04:35 PM

This is an incredible piece of turning, especially since you kept it in one piece.

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Bob Collins

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#13 posted 06-10-2013 03:07 AM

Great turning Ron, was there any scary moments with this one?

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Ronald G Campbell

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#14 posted 06-10-2013 11:29 AM

Bob the scary was when I started to hollow. I knew there was going to be a large negative space and that was part of the design. I have done a few more since then.

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

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woodshaver

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#15 posted 06-12-2013 09:31 PM

Really nice work!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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