Hopi Geomentric II

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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 09-14-2015 12:46 AM 3102 views 4 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second Hopi Geometric design. The piece is of maple and 6 inches wide and 5 inches tall.
This piece is a donation to my high school to raise money for the Honor Wall. A wall with the name of every graduate that served in the armed forces will have a plaque on the wall at the hight school. Hope it brings in some money

We have been gone 7 weeks and now just getting back to turning

-- Ron Campbell

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#1 posted 09-14-2015 01:03 AM

Outstanding piece, Ron and for a very good cause. Veterans are tops!!

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

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#2 posted 09-14-2015 02:22 AM

WOW!!!!! X 10.
That is stunning Ron, I love your choice of colours.
I wish I was as good as you.
Thank you for sharing.


-- 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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#3 posted 09-14-2015 02:38 AM

Very nice and for a good cause.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#4 posted 09-14-2015 03:35 AM

What a great piece of art Ron, sure will be appreciated by the school and will certainly bring in the dollars.

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

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#5 posted 09-14-2015 06:25 AM

Well Ron, time off was good for you..this is lovely…sure would like to have seen the glue up before you turned it

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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Ronald G Campbell

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#6 posted 09-14-2015 12:14 PM

Ok lets get it right. This piece is not a segmented piece. I burned the lines in and colored them. The current bid for this piece is $ 50. Sure hope it brings in more than that

-- Ron Campbell

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#7 posted 09-14-2015 02:00 PM

Nice piece Ron. Everything works, shape, wood , design and colour. It’s worth more than $50.

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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#8 posted 09-14-2015 02:59 PM


After working in the trades for 35 years I’m always impressed when I can’t answer the “How did he do that?” question. Sure would like to see how you laid it out.

-- Groveland, CA.

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#9 posted 09-14-2015 03:32 PM

That is beautiful!

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#10 posted 09-14-2015 07:24 PM


-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#11 posted 09-14-2015 07:41 PM

Ronald, that is absolutely beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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Ronald G Campbell

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#12 posted 09-14-2015 08:53 PM

It is always “How did you lay it out” Using an indexing wheel and matching the width of the lines lay out the lines in the opposite direction. Then I get a glass of Jack Daniels, pencil and an eraser. I start to draw and if I don’t like it erase and start over The next one I will do a step by and show you all. The lines then get burned and then colored with India ink Hope I have helped. Watch for the next one.

-- Ron Campbell

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#13 posted 09-14-2015 09:18 PM

Segmented or not Ron, this piece should bring in some bucks, Veterans are always a good cause.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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Ronald G Campbell

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#14 posted 09-14-2015 09:31 PM

Just got the good news The piece is now at $ 450.

-- Ron Campbell

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#15 posted 09-14-2015 09:53 PM

A wonderful piece Ron & a fabulous donation & cause, looks like it is creeping up nicely in the price stakes, well done on the DT3 to boot

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

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