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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 209 days ago 743 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Flame Box Elder Root burl, bleached and dyed. Body is about 4 inches tall and finial is another inch or so.

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





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peterford

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#1 posted 209 days ago

Fantastic piece Ron..love the dye…makes me wish I could turn!

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Bob Collins

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#2 posted 209 days ago

Really beautiful Ron, your work with the bleaching and dye is great, specially like pic 3.
I’ll get a how to on the shell done shortly, having cataract surgery tomorrow, will be nice to see what I am doing.

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

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Ronald G Campbell

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#3 posted 209 days ago

Hey Bob good luck with the surgery. Hope all goes well and you are better able to see. Maybe when you can see better the shells will be better LOL. I love them. We need to do a swap. I would like to dye one of your shells

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

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Bob Collins

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#4 posted 209 days ago

Hopefully will be able to see where the scroll saw blade is cutting at the moment it is cut and hope.
Sounds good Ron, what would be the best wood for dying or would you like to play with ply wood. Will be out of action for a week or so and will get in touch. I have some smaller ones from Oregon ready to go.

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

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BobWemm

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#5 posted 209 days ago

Ron, That is a beautiful piece, you have excelled yourself again. Just love it.

Bob.

-- 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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aussiedave

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#6 posted 208 days ago

Very very nice Ron…the colours are great in this one very subtle and the turning as always is very nice
Thanks for sharing.

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

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dean2336

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#7 posted 208 days ago

great piece and great find of box elder

-- dean2336,nebr.

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Gene Howe

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#8 posted 208 days ago

Awesome color and beautifully turned.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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Glen Peterson

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#9 posted 207 days ago

It’s beautiful. Hard to believe its only 5” tall. What’s the wall thickness?
Cheers

-- Glen

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Ronald G Campbell

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#10 posted 207 days ago

Wall thinkness is around 1/4 inch. It is a little thicker toward the bottom. This was a 3/8 inch hole when I started. It is a little bigger when i finished

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

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Roger

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#11 posted 207 days ago

WowZa! I’m speechless.

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

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Fishinbo

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#12 posted 204 days ago

Wonderful piece! Delicate shape and stunning colors. Like the holes and the dainty finial. Excellent turning!

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