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Parquetry #4: Woodworking - How to Make Sacred Geometry Designs

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Blog entry by Bob Simmons posted 610 days ago 3062 reads 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Woodworking how to make sacred geometry designs. Learn how to make a wood inlay design…The Star. The design for this 6 pointed star & hexagon comes from a medievil church in the Trastevere district of Rome, Italy. This design is part of the beautiful marble floor pattern of the church.

The wood veneer sheets are comprised of diamond shapes and triangles. Maple, walnut, and cherry are the hardwoods cut in order to make this cosmatesque pattern. The angles for the wood inlay design are accurately cut on the band saw using specialized band saw cross cut sleds conceived of by The Apprentice and The Journeyman.

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Dez

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#1 posted 610 days ago

Just wanted to thank you for your hard work in making these available to us!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 610 days ago

Bob, your brain has been working OVERTIME!
... and having FUN at the same time!

Great work… Great design…

Thank you &

H A P P Y
T H A N K S G I V I N G !!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Roger

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#3 posted 610 days ago

Sure appreciate your expertise and how-to’s.

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

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Frankenboom

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#4 posted 609 days ago

Thanks for this great video!

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higtron

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#5 posted 608 days ago

Bob I enjoy your videos one question, what blade are you useing on your bandsaw, brand, and tpi? Thanks

-- If I cut it too short I can scab a piece on, but if it's too long what do I do?

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Bob Simmons

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#6 posted 607 days ago

Dez…

Thank you for your feedback. It makes a big difference knowing that the work being shared is appreciated. The designs for this woodworking pattern is a great one. It is fun to figure out how it can be done and then applied to a woodworking project. Thank for watching.

Joe…

As always…thanks for watching and sharing your two cents worth. Yes, the brain is working overtime and yet having some fun also. You’re right as it is a great design. It is also a great test for one’s woodworking skills.

Hope you had a Great Thanksgiving!

Roger…

At the same time, your interest and feedback are greatly appreciated. It’s always good to know someone enjoys these woodworking videos.

Frankenboom…

You are very welcome. Thanks for watching & commenting!

higtron…

The current band saw blade being used is the Woodsliicer
.
1/2” blade…It is 3-4 teeth per inch…skip tooth blade. For the type of cutting action that you see in my woodworking videos, I am satisfied with the performance. Thanks for watching.

-- Bob Simmons, Las Vegas, NV, http://TheApprenticeandTheJourneyman.com

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