Long stem goblets

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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 12-20-2013 09:24 PM 1278 views 1 time favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The red cup is figured birch with 3 layers of dye. The inside of the goblet and the stem is are dyed with a dark maple dye. The shorter goblet is maple base left natural with a walnut top. Both were turned for our Gifts of Art show for Dec at Gallery Uptown.

-- Ron Campbell

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#1 posted 12-20-2013 09:31 PM

Those are beautiful.

-- Stuart

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#2 posted 12-20-2013 10:01 PM

These are outstanding! True works of art. Well done!

-- -- "Never underestimate the power of a kind word, a good deed, or a table saw."

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#3 posted 12-20-2013 10:22 PM

Wow you sure did a fine job on them, Ron!!.............Jim

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

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#4 posted 12-20-2013 10:58 PM

Beautiful pieces of art Ron, did you turn those stems, they are so darn thin.

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

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#5 posted 12-20-2013 11:13 PM

ron.. from”the ringmaster guy” WOW is my only comment..”wish I could turn”..great piece..tell me about the dye..was a finisher and would appreciate you knowlege..thanks

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#6 posted 12-20-2013 11:47 PM

Yes the stems were turned from chair rails of maple. I use scraps of these rails to do these. They are fun but the stems are very time consuming
Thanks for all the comments

-- Ron Campbell

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#7 posted 12-21-2013 12:40 AM

I, umm, wow, holy, whew!! Oh my!! Fantastic

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#8 posted 12-21-2013 12:48 AM

I think Roger nailed it with “Oh my!” Those stems look like a nightmare to create…

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#9 posted 12-21-2013 12:59 AM

They are really beautiful Ron.
Great job.


-- 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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#10 posted 12-21-2013 01:21 AM

Very impressive. A show piece for sure. Well done.

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#11 posted 12-21-2013 05:12 AM

Incredible stems and colors. Breath taking work, fit and finish. Awesome !

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#12 posted 12-21-2013 07:00 AM

What beautiful goblets. You must have a lot of patience.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#13 posted 12-21-2013 07:49 AM

Those are fantastic. I was just watching a video by treesandclay on youtube about making these. Might be fun to try but my skills aren’t up to it yet.


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#14 posted 12-21-2013 09:07 AM

Nice Ron!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#15 posted 12-21-2013 11:31 AM

WOW Ron that is amazing …how do you turn something that fine and so long. The master shows us how it is done once again….thanks for sharing Ron…awesome turning.

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

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