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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 09-27-2013 10:02 PM 1030 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cherry burl 14 inches across at the widest and 7 inches tall. All natural no colors added. Held this together with duct tape turning the turning. Yes I did leave this thicker as I did not like the structural integrity of this piece.

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





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peteg

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#1 posted 09-27-2013 10:15 PM

Fabulous piece if burl Ron, yep you hold your breath somewhat with these turns,, got some real nice colour in this one, great job
Pete

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 09-27-2013 10:42 PM

Beautiful piece, Ron. I love the color that comes out of it!!
Kind of hairy turning, I’ll bet!!....................Jim

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

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BBF

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#3 posted 09-27-2013 10:43 PM

It may be a little thick but it is definitely not chunky. It is safer to keep it a little thick then to let it fly apart.
I really like this one.

-- I've never been disappointed buying quality but I have been disappointed buying good enough.

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Bob Collins

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#4 posted 09-27-2013 11:40 PM

Beautiful piece of art Ron, better to be safe than sorry turning something like this. Well done.

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

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BobWemm

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#5 posted 09-28-2013 01:00 AM

Beautifully AWESOME Ron, I love it.

-- 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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doubleDD

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#6 posted 09-28-2013 01:52 AM

Stunning work Ron It’s a beautiful piece. Yet another use for duct tape.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Arlin Eastman

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#7 posted 09-28-2013 02:10 AM

Ron

Well done. You did the right thing by leaving the walls thicker or nothing would have stayed together.

Awesome Burl

Arlin

PS – You do not have anymore laying around do you to give away?

-- Please help me help other Vets click..> http://www.gofundme.com/m1abko.....It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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BENTWOOD

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#8 posted 09-28-2013 02:22 AM

Gorgeous cherry burl vessel! Burls are so unique and this piece is perfect.

-- http://www.bentwoodjewelrydesigns.com

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michelletwo

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#9 posted 09-28-2013 09:10 AM

does have the pucker factor! I like the side without the hole..very pretty burl

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aussiedave

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#10 posted 09-28-2013 11:55 AM

The cherry burl looks great, so much colour in that wood… and I imagine it is quite a challenge to turn something like that….excellent.

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

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MarkTheFiddler

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#11 posted 09-28-2013 02:31 PM

Dang Ron! Another beauty. I’m going to have to follow your projects. Adding you as buddy. Please keep them coming!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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MAXIMUSminimus

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#12 posted 09-28-2013 02:38 PM

Really nice vessel from what look to be some very fragile burl. You got the magic touch for sure.

-- RETIRED...nuff said!

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BalloonGuy

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#13 posted 09-28-2013 02:41 PM

Beautiful job, Ron, as always.

-- Tom Peterson, Omaha, NE

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Roger

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#14 posted 09-29-2013 12:30 PM

Fantastic!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Fishinbo

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#15 posted 09-30-2013 04:41 PM

Awesome work turning that delicate and exquisite bowl. The burl is gorgeous and love the natural color.

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