Maple Vessel

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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 11-01-2013 02:22 PM 951 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This again is a take off from Mark Gardner. I stretched it out a bit and made a tall thin vessel The seam is beneath the top and is fitted like a box lid. The top is glued in place. The piece is hollowed the full length of 12 inches. The total height is 14 inches. The piece is dyed with bordeaux on the base and part way up. Then I used bright red for the rest, holiday colors. The top has copper leaf and patina was added. This is a birdseye maple with very little birdseye in it. They did not seem to take the dye You might be able to see some spots.

C & C Welcome

-- Ron Campbell

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#1 posted 11-01-2013 02:27 PM

Beautiful… simply stunning!

Great work Ron!

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#2 posted 11-01-2013 02:32 PM

Now, this is really gorgeous. You’ve done a wonderful job on this.

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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#3 posted 11-01-2013 05:25 PM

Cool vessel, Ron. Just in time for Christmas!!.................Jim

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

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#4 posted 11-01-2013 10:31 PM

Great color combination, beautifully turned vessel, really like the red.

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

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#5 posted 11-02-2013 01:51 AM

Looks fantastic to me.


-- 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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#6 posted 11-02-2013 10:55 AM

Another nice vessel Ron…Always like seeing the different things you do with leaf and patina. The maple is just beautiful…excellent

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

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#7 posted 11-02-2013 11:36 AM

Looks like glass. Very nicely done.

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

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#8 posted 11-04-2013 09:24 PM

Gorgeous vessel! Totally an eye catcher, the colors are so bold and striking. Excellent piece!

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Ronald G Campbell

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#9 posted 11-06-2013 09:30 PM

Hey guys thanks for the looks and the comments

-- Ron Campbell

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