Bull Thistle

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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 07-31-2013 12:11 PM 1208 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Red Cedar turned to look the shape of the Bull Thistle in bloom. The top is textured and left rough. This piece is wood burned and 8 coats of satin lacquer. The piece stands about 4 inches tall. No Dye

-- Ron Campbell

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 07-31-2013 12:20 PM

Hey Ron, that’s a beauty!!...............Jim

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

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Bob Collins

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#2 posted 07-31-2013 12:49 PM

Very nice Ron, like how the wood burning and grain combine, lovely piece.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#3 posted 07-31-2013 12:53 PM

Beautiful! So very nice!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#4 posted 07-31-2013 01:27 PM

AS much as I hate bull thistles that is pretty darn nice.


-- That was not wormy wood when I started working on it.

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#5 posted 07-31-2013 02:49 PM

Very cool piece

-- Dreaming patterns

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#6 posted 07-31-2013 10:22 PM

Very nice Ron and cool idea making it look like a thistle bloom…looks great.

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

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#7 posted 08-01-2013 03:46 AM

Very nice turning, like the color.

-- Tom D

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#8 posted 08-01-2013 08:45 AM

Great work and really good design idea too Ron.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 08-02-2013 11:53 AM

Wow! Very nice as usual. The wood burning gives it another dimension.

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

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#10 posted 08-04-2013 02:15 PM

Very Nice Ron. Looks great.

-- 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. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Ronald G Campbell

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#11 posted 08-05-2013 12:28 PM

Thanks for the comments and the looks

-- Ron Campbell

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