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681 days ago

Wooden Soccer Ball (a Truncated Icosahedron) - 8 replies

One of the most recognizable icons is the classic soccer ball. Consisting of 20 hexagons and 12 pentagons of differing dark/light timber. To construct one from timber seems simple on the face of it but it took quite a lot of cad analysis to work out all the angles of the dangles to determine correct fitment. A first ball was a disaster as it is ...

797 days ago

Fancy flutes on Mahogany Fruit Bowl - 8 replies

Hi – I have a question for members on the attached Mahogany bowl which I saw on a TV program. It is a turned Mahogany Fruit Bowl with some nice fluted surface under the bowl. How on earth can this be machined or manufactured like this? There must be a trick to it. I would appreciate any input from Lumberjocks members. It has me stumped.


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