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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 54 days ago 749 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had done it before,, but when I saw that size of huge coconut, more than 15 cm in diameter, I decided to do it again, a vase that is made half by Mother Nature and half by myself. I hope you like it as much as I do.

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





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 54 days ago

That’s a beauty Sam, great use of the coconut that is usually wasted by others. You have made Mother nature proud. Thanks for sharing.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Sam Shakouri

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#2 posted 54 days ago

Well, Bob, I’m proud to hear that Mother Nature is proud of me. :)

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

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lew

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#3 posted 54 days ago

Awesome idea, Sam!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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hunter71

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#4 posted 54 days ago

Neat idea Sam.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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harveysoriginals

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#5 posted 54 days ago

Do you have a trick for getting the coconut meat out????

-- The most dangerous tool in my shop is the one I am currently using! Harvey

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 53 days ago

Your always have something wonderful and cool to show us Sam,great job and way unique .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 53 days ago

That is so creative and well done.

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

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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shipwright

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#8 posted 53 days ago

What a great idea!
You get a beautiful vase and you can eat your lathe shavings.

Thanks for this one Sam.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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Grumpy

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#9 posted 53 days ago

Well done Sam.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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toyguy

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#10 posted 53 days ago

I am going to put this on the to-do list. Great idea Sam.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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deon

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#11 posted 53 days ago

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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Rick

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#12 posted 53 days ago

Very Nice Work Sam. Well Done! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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Cliff

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#13 posted 53 days ago

Like it?? I love it Sam!!!! Great imagination to bring Coconut Shell and Wood together, and they blend beautifully.

I remember years ago when People in Far North Queensland would send a Coconut to friends down South by Australia Post. They would send the Coconut while still in the husk and the smooth surface of the husk was ideal to write the receivers address and simply stick the Stamps on and away it would go just like a parcel.

You do very artistic work Sam, looking forward to seeing more of it.

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia

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Jim Jakosh

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#14 posted 52 days ago

Cool marriage of the two, Sam!!

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

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peteg

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#15 posted 52 days ago

way, way cool Sam, very organic indeed :)
Pete

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

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