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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 170 days ago 630 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a large walnut vase, 17 inches tall. Just a simple shape vase. 8 inches across at the top. Need to improve the shape. Could have been narrower at the neck Turned on my Powermatic 3520 and hollowed with the Carter Hollow Roller XL

C & C Welcome

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





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 170 days ago

Nice Vase. Ron!!!!!!!!
I saw the Carter hollow roller at Woodcraft on Friday. Pretty smooth operating borer!!
..................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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Dan'um Style

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#2 posted 170 days ago

very impressive size and workmanship. beautiful material

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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aussiedave

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#3 posted 170 days ago

Wow Ron that walnut is beautiful and the shape of the vase just adds to the over all beauty of the vase. Always such a pleasure to see your work…:)

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

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Ronald G Campbell

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#4 posted 170 days ago

Jim the Hollow Roller you saw at Woodcraft is the original. I am using the Hollow Roller Xl and I added two photos of that device. The boring bar is about 65 pounds and made of 1.25 solid steel. A bit bigger than the one at Woodcraft.

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

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Ronald G Campbell

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#5 posted 170 days ago

Aussie Dave it is great to hear from you down under. Thanks for the looks

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

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 170 days ago

Ron, that is a beautiful vase. The depth and beauty of the grain bring it together well. Always a pleasure to see your work.

-- --Dave-- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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Natalie

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#7 posted 170 days ago

Love it! I would love to see more photos of the vase. Killer lathe you got there.

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

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Bob Collins

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#8 posted 170 days ago

Great looking vase Ron, you have brought the Walnut grain out beautifully. Sure is a nice piece of equipment you use.

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

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Grumpymike

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#9 posted 169 days ago

Wow what a beautiful piece … Your lathe looks like Goliath next to my midi … So glad to see you wearing your safety stuff, ... and you the pres. of the turners guild, should be an example tisk, tisk. :)

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it.

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Ronald G Campbell

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#10 posted 168 days ago

Grumpy if you look you will see I am out of the firing line when hollowing. My body and I are well away from the work. Yes I do wear my safety shield when turning :{

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

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Roger

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#11 posted 167 days ago

Wow, that is one heck of a setup

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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