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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 06-13-2013 11:40 PM 665 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Alabaster and epoxy turned and hollowed. The epoxy is dyed with transtint dye. This piece weighs more as it is 8 inches across at the top and almost 4 inches tall

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





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John Choponis

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#1 posted 06-14-2013 12:23 AM

Well done! I really like the epoxy ring.
John

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#2 posted 06-14-2013 12:39 AM

Very attractive piece, Ron!!

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

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HorizontalMike

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#3 posted 06-14-2013 12:44 AM

Wow! I really need to explore turning these type things. Thanks for sharing.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#4 posted 06-14-2013 12:57 AM

Beautiful.

Thank you.

-- 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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#5 posted 06-14-2013 01:20 AM

Wow what a lovely bowl Ron….very very nice.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#6 posted 06-14-2013 01:24 AM

Super nice Ron!

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

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#7 posted 06-14-2013 07:28 AM

You’re sharing some great ideas with us Ron using different media.
well done
pete

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

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stefang

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#8 posted 06-14-2013 09:44 AM

Another great looking piece Ron.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Ronald G Campbell

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

I will soon be done with all my alabaster and will return to wood. It will be time then to dust off the shop. If you can imagine dust 2 inches deep at the lathe

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

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Ronald G Campbell

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#10 posted 06-14-2013 11:30 AM

Again thanks for all the comments

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

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dwlckn

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#11 posted 06-14-2013 05:42 PM

I love it!!!! I if may ask, where did you get the Alabaster from?

-- “Enjoy what you do, or do something else!”

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Ronald G Campbell

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#12 posted 06-14-2013 05:47 PM

The alabaster comes from the New Mexico stone co. This harvested without heavy equipment and it does not have the crack and fishers of many alabasters. The young man that owns the company is Jason. I have been buying from him the last 3 years. Freight is the killer. 8×8x8 weighs in about 42 pounds. Most of what I have posted are in the 10 pound class, small pieces. I have an 8×8x9 that I am looking at doing. That is big

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

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Dark_Lightning

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#13 posted 06-15-2013 12:25 AM

Could you post a link? Your work is gorgeous, btw.

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Ronald G Campbell

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#14 posted 06-15-2013 11:32 AM

AtomJack here is the link. He will do if it fits it will ship.
http://www.nmstonesupply.com/
The young man is Jason and he is south of Albaquerqe Nm. Ya spelling is not right, but I think he is in Behren NM

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

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#15 posted 06-15-2013 02:20 PM

This is a beautiful piece and nicely done. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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