Alabaster VIII

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Peach colored Alabaster Stone. Turned to 1/4 inch side walls. Top is scrap wood that I tried to turn to the shape of the National Flower of Scotland, Bull Thistle. With a light under or above it just glows.

-- Ron Campbell

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#1 posted 406 days ago

beautiful work!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Bob Collins

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#2 posted 406 days ago

Very nice Ron, beautiful colour and I like the finial. Is this natural stone or man made like Corian, I have turned Corian and when I posted them I got in the poo with the old fart purists on here.

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

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John Choponis

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#3 posted 406 days ago

Very nice Ron!

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#4 posted 406 days ago

another stylish piece Ron, well done, you certainly have the knack with this material

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

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#5 posted 406 days ago

Beautiful material and beautiful project – Great Job!

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Ronald G Campbell

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#6 posted 406 days ago

This is natural stone from New Mexico. It is fun to turn and just the dirtiest thing you will ever turn. Love the finished pieces. If they Poo all the Alabaster that I put up I will stop. I only have two more with much more wood to follow. Thanks for all the comments

-- Ron Campbell

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#7 posted 406 days ago

Very nice piece, Ron.The top is a great finishing touch!!

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

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#8 posted 405 days ago

Great job and what a Finish….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 405 days ago

Another amazing vase Ron….You just keep producing amazing work….great job.

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

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#10 posted 405 days ago

Very nice vessel Ron. Even though I’m a woodworker, I do have a great fondness for alabaster. The thistle like top looks great too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 405 days ago

Great job.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#12 posted 402 days ago

Very nice piece, and I love the top.

-- 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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#13 posted 402 days ago

That is amazing. Absolutely beautiful.


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#14 posted 401 days ago

Very stunning. Wow!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#15 posted 401 days ago

A beautiful turning and so well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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