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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 11-04-2013 08:59 PM 889 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a project for this coming Jan. The Gallery Uptown in having an event called Wine about Winter and this will be my entry. The tray is cherry, the wine bottle is birds eye Maple, the goblet is maple base and figured birch top. The wine bottle cork is cherry burl. Yes the bottle is hollow as I hollowed it through the bottom. The wine that is spilled out on the tray is 2 part epoxy and dye. The blue cheese is box elder root burl, bleached with some blue dye added Some how I must make a label and really don’t want a paper label. Tried to print a label on white birdseye maple but it would not feed properly through the printer. Not sure yet what I will do for the label. Let me know what you think

Wine bottle is 13 inches tall

C & C Welcome

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





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 11-04-2013 09:29 PM

Very imaginative and great work on the turning. Beautiful job. Should turn some heads for sure.

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

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aussiedave

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#2 posted 11-04-2013 10:08 PM

Very cool Ron, I really like this one and I am sure it will do really well at the Gallery.

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

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ToddHolmDotCom

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#3 posted 11-04-2013 11:02 PM

Try having a piece of birdseye maple veneer laser engraved for the label. Nice work on this piece.

-- Todd "I am just a teacher and a carpenter, that doesn't mean I have a God complex. But I am complex."

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Bob Collins

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#4 posted 11-05-2013 12:09 AM

Well thought up for the Wine about Winter event, certainly fits the bill. Nice turning and finish Ron, could you burn the label on the bottle?

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

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#5 posted 11-05-2013 12:17 AM

Very cool , Ron and very fitting for the Gallery in Jan when the place is full of snow!!
I think the label should be wood veneer!!!!!!!! I have to visit my laser guy pretty soon and he could do it!!

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

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facecarver

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#6 posted 11-05-2013 12:19 AM

Excellent !!!

-- Dennis Stallings; I am what I am,And that's all what I am...

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Rick

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#7 posted 11-05-2013 12:54 AM

Very Nice Project and Well Done! Thanks For Posting.

-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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BobWemm

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#8 posted 11-05-2013 04:57 AM

Wonderful project. It is very realistic and appropriate.

-- 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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stefang

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#9 posted 11-05-2013 12:54 PM

Love it Ron! You could make a label via a transfer from a laser print using a medium. Put white medium onto the wood, then put your label onto that and next day it is done. The medium turns transparent and you have a very detailed transfer.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 11-05-2013 01:59 PM

how cool!

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 11-05-2013 02:04 PM

Absolutely beautiful. You have a lot of talent.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Mean_Dean

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#12 posted 11-05-2013 10:49 PM

Just came back from an arts show at the coast, and your’s would have fit right in! Nice work!

-- Dean

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Ronald G Campbell

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#13 posted 11-06-2013 01:54 AM

Thanks for all the comments and looks

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

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Roger

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#14 posted 11-07-2013 08:49 PM

I think this is a winner for sure. Gr8 imagination, and build.

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

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