Spring Lotus, Fall Leaf

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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 06-21-2013 01:42 AM 1189 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Spring Lotus is a sea shell from Morroco that was cut and put into 2 part expoxy. Fall side is copper over copper with leafs between. The copper has acid patina and transtint dye in shellac over the top of all. Just a great day in the shop. Finished this and the pens, bracelets and the seam rippers. Have 3 more pieces ready for finish.

-- Ron Campbell

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#1 posted 06-21-2013 01:54 AM

Ron – another stunning piece! Well done!


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#2 posted 06-21-2013 02:04 AM

Hey John thanks.

-- Ron Campbell

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#3 posted 06-21-2013 02:05 AM

Nice ones, Ron!!!!!!

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

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#4 posted 06-21-2013 02:08 AM

My photography sucks. The colors are much better.

-- Ron Campbell

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#5 posted 06-21-2013 03:00 AM

Wow the blue looks great Ron….in fact they all look great…well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#6 posted 06-21-2013 08:29 AM

Beautiful piece Ron.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 06-21-2013 11:53 AM

Wow, kool!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#8 posted 06-21-2013 04:07 PM

luv the orange side & leaves

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#9 posted 06-21-2013 09:03 PM

Nice art Ron, fabulous colouring

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

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#10 posted 06-22-2013 03:28 AM

Not to be a party pooper, but where’s the wood?
I thought this was Lumberjocks not Seashelljocks.
Can somebody help me out – I’m confused?

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#11 posted 06-22-2013 12:45 PM

Uncle Stumpy just to help you out that is a very expensive piece of mesquite burl. Yes the mesquite was dyed and it has two seasons. But not everyone gets it.

-- Ron Campbell

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#12 posted 06-24-2013 03:39 PM

Stunning pieces! Very attractive combination of colors and finish. Love the natural edge. Excellent work!

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