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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 11-17-2013 11:36 PM 1148 views 3 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These were made from a root burl that was harvested 45 years ago. It was very dry. Turned hollowed and bleached. This piece was bleached 3 time to get it much lighter in color. Edges were burned with the torch. C & C welcome

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





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cajunpen

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#1 posted 11-17-2013 11:53 PM

Great looking turning. You brought that old piece of wood to life again.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 11-17-2013 11:57 PM

Great pieces, Ron!! They look even better in person!! I learn something new every time I see one your fine pieces!!!!!!!!!.................Jim

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

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waho6o9

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#3 posted 11-17-2013 11:57 PM

Sure is a beautiful turning!

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#4 posted 11-18-2013 12:01 AM

super! great job bringing it to life

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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rkober

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#5 posted 11-18-2013 12:09 AM

Those look great!

-- Ray - Spokane, WA - “Most people don’t recognize opportunity because it’s usually disguised as hard work.” - Unknown

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Roger

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#6 posted 11-18-2013 12:43 AM

OH….......Mmmmm…........GEEEEEEEEEE !!! WowZa!!

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

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#7 posted 11-18-2013 12:51 AM

Very well done : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Bob Collins

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#8 posted 11-18-2013 02:13 AM

Real nice Ron, beautifully turned and textured to keep the aged look about it.

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

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Dave777

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#9 posted 11-18-2013 02:30 AM

Not sure of the proper word or words to describe you wonderful turning and talent.
Dave

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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BobWemm

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#10 posted 11-18-2013 04:55 AM

Absolutely Stunning Ron. Is there no end to your talent.

Thank you for showing.

-- 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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OldWolfsWoodShop

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#11 posted 11-18-2013 05:11 AM

Excellent, I wish I could find burls like this in Alberta

-- Making Sawdust is great stress relief... www.oldwolfswoodshop.ca

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bobasaurus

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#12 posted 11-18-2013 05:45 AM

The form of this vessel is really nice, and the live edge goes well with it. I have some box elder burl myself… I hope to make something this nice with it.

-- Allen, Colorado

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peteg

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#13 posted 11-18-2013 06:18 AM

Very nice Ron, really like the pyroed highlights
Pete

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

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deltawing

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#14 posted 11-18-2013 06:29 AM

Beautiful piece Ron – what did you use to bleach the wood?

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deon

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#15 posted 11-18-2013 08:07 AM

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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