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12 inch hollow form of koa from Maui
Finial is African Blackwood.

Sorry for the poor quality of this photo but the high shine finish made it almost impossible
C and C welcome

Ron

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





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bushmaster

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#1 posted 11-10-2016 03:42 PM

The shape amplifies the swirl of the grain, couldn’t be better. Love the color and finish

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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pottz

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#2 posted 11-10-2016 04:01 PM

that is just stunning,love the koa.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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Ivan

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#3 posted 11-10-2016 04:48 PM

Awesome wood, awesome colour and shape.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 11-10-2016 05:15 PM

Wow, that’s amazing!

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 11-10-2016 05:42 PM

A real beauty, Ron!!

jim

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

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bobasaurus

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#6 posted 11-10-2016 06:45 PM

That is a seriously shiny hollow form, well done. I like the overall shape.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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peteg

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#7 posted 11-10-2016 08:23 PM

Lovely form & finish Ron, just a bit hard to pick up the finial design with the background :-)
pete

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

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oldnovice

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#8 posted 11-10-2016 08:24 PM

WOW, talk about shine and a gorgeous piece of wood!
Really outstanding.

-- "Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored." -- Aldous Huxley

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Sam Shakouri

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#9 posted 11-10-2016 10:06 PM

What a master piece. Congratulation.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 11-10-2016 11:25 PM

Ron, you have made an outstanding piece of work in the creation of this hollow vessel. It demonstrates a high degree of extraordinary skill and craftsmanship. It’s an exciting piece!

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Bob Collins

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#11 posted 11-11-2016 01:33 AM

Another great piece of your work Ron, what a terrific shine on the finish. Well done.

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

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tomd

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#12 posted 11-11-2016 04:48 AM

Very nice work, like the color. The grain pattern is great.

-- Tom D

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#13 posted 11-11-2016 08:56 AM

Just Beautiful.

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. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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FLBert

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#14 posted 11-11-2016 01:20 PM

Wow, what a gorgeous piece. Love the grain, finish, shape, style…

-- Bert, Lake City, FL

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Ronald G Campbell

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#15 posted 11-11-2016 01:32 PM

Special thanks to all of you for the comments. These comments come from around the world and I am honored to have you all look and comment.
Thank you

Ron

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

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