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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 01-30-2014 02:40 AM 1327 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Box Elder root burl. Bleached and dyed Approx 4 inches tall

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





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OldWolfsWoodShop

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#1 posted 01-30-2014 02:54 AM

Luv the shape, nice work

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#2 posted 01-30-2014 03:06 AM

Great piece Ron..love the colors and shape

-- marshall peterson, north carolina

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#3 posted 01-30-2014 03:52 AM

Great job turning this. A very patriotic piece.

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

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#4 posted 01-30-2014 03:55 AM

Another great piece of art Ron, nice shape and colors. What color is the burl before bleaching?

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

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Ronald G Campbell

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#5 posted 01-30-2014 04:05 AM

The burl is a very light tan. This burl was dug almost 40 years ago and has been sitting around drying. I have a couple more of these large burls to yet turn. It took 2 of us to carry each of these.

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

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#6 posted 01-30-2014 12:14 PM

Another beautiful piece of bleached, coloured and turned art (maybe not in that order…lol) Always look forward to seeing what you come up with, always excellent stuff….thanks Ron

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

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#7 posted 01-30-2014 02:56 PM

Gorgeous burl Ron. The vivid colors are very striking! Really like the shape and the top edge. Thanks for sharing

-- God bless, Candy

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#8 posted 01-30-2014 03:11 PM

Very creative. It looks great.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Roger

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#9 posted 02-01-2014 01:21 AM

Amazing.

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#10 posted 02-01-2014 06:51 AM

Very nice work!
I don’t do any turning myself but I appreciate the work of those that do!
I noticed that the red and blue areas are about the same size, just as in real life.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#11 posted 02-03-2014 05:26 PM

Awesome bowl! Gorgeous shape, like that it’s bleached, the red and blue colors really stand out. Great job!

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#12 posted 02-22-2014 04:08 AM

Great job turning this

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