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Project by ghasem posted 04-28-2014 05:20 PM 1442 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

all of sticks are joined with mortise and tenon joint





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#1 posted 04-28-2014 05:44 PM

That’s incredible!

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#2 posted 04-28-2014 05:51 PM

Wow! Quite a beautiful piece! What is the inside constructed with? That must have taken some time (and patience) to build!

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#3 posted 04-28-2014 06:08 PM

thanks
the skeleton consists of curved frames that has mortises along it and other wood sticks are joined to it and covered with stained glass
yes it took a lot of time to build

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#4 posted 04-28-2014 07:45 PM

simply amazing. Bravo!

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#5 posted 04-28-2014 08:24 PM

Ok, I had to search to see what “gerehchini” was …. Now that I see, I think you’re doing a good job at it . Neat globe.

And if anybody else is wondering … ”Gerehchini is a kind of art in Iran that is made from wooden sticks joined together with mortise and tenon joints and sometimes filled with stained glass.”

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#6 posted 04-28-2014 08:33 PM

Wow! Process video, please!

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#7 posted 04-28-2014 09:14 PM

amazing construction. what are the dimensions we are looking at? I would love to see the mortise/tenon pieces!

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#8 posted 04-28-2014 09:34 PM

I’m certain I’m not at that level
Outstanding work.

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#9 posted 04-28-2014 10:01 PM

awesome work!

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#10 posted 04-28-2014 10:51 PM

Awesome!

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#11 posted 04-28-2014 11:45 PM

freakin awesome

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#12 posted 04-29-2014 02:11 AM

Great work!

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#13 posted 04-29-2014 02:48 AM

Really great work. Thanks for sharing.

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#14 posted 04-29-2014 12:43 PM

Cool. Haven’t seen one of those before. Talent, patience and a steady hand.

-- jerry

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#15 posted 05-01-2014 12:48 AM

http://islamic-arts.org/2014/wood-glass-geometry-stained-glass-in-iran-and-azerbaijan/
Great work ! if anyone would like info on this method copy & paste the above line and enter it into your search engine. Very interesting work well done.

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