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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 02-23-2015 11:09 AM 1590 views 2 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

STATISTIC: Open segmented part. 41 levels 36 segments each= 1476 pieces the base and neck, 12×7 = 84 and 2 disks to block the base rings, total of 1634 pieces.
done by 4 stages plus the base and neck.
I may add the story later on.

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





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toyguy

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#1 posted 02-23-2015 11:24 AM

Well done Sam. Looks great.
Good shape, very pleasing colour combination. But I don’t think it will hold water – LOL .
Well done.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Sam Shakouri

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#2 posted 02-23-2015 11:35 AM

But, it will hold ice cubes :) , well, for while.

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

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#3 posted 02-23-2015 11:46 AM

Wheew, Sam that’s great.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Dutchy

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#4 posted 02-23-2015 12:34 PM

I love the tulips…..............and more than that your vase. Great. A time devouring one.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#5 posted 02-23-2015 02:30 PM

Much patience, you have. :)

-- Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball.

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lew

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#6 posted 02-23-2015 02:44 PM

WOW!!

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

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#7 posted 02-23-2015 06:40 PM

This is really great. Very eye catching. Thanks for posting!

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peteg

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#8 posted 02-23-2015 08:17 PM

Great looking piece Sam, man you must have a ton of patience :)
Well done mate
cheers Pete

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

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Sam Shakouri

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#9 posted 02-23-2015 08:47 PM

Patience and wisdom, pete. :)

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

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branch

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#10 posted 02-23-2015 10:38 PM

great looking piece off art there is a lot of pieces in it
never done a open segment piece yet seeing yours
i must try one how long did it take you how many hours
love the wood choose and shape of it
great work

branch

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Sam Shakouri

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#11 posted 02-23-2015 11:02 PM

Branch, if you make it for money, get ready to work for 50 cents an hour. if you make it for love, well, the longer it takes is the more excited you feel, like anything else.

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

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#12 posted 02-23-2015 11:08 PM

Superb.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Joe Lyddon

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#13 posted 02-23-2015 11:25 PM

Another Super project!

Looks like it calls for Ultra Sharp tools ALL of the Time!??

Just curious… how do you know there is 1,634 pieces… 1, 632… 1,636… etc.?
Did each section really have all they were supposed to have?
Did you count them 2 times just to double check it? :)

Really COOL!

-- 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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Sam Shakouri

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#14 posted 02-23-2015 11:34 PM

Joe, there are 2 unseen pieces. The base is made of 2 rings of 12 pieces each and I had to block them with 2 disks of timber, but they are there and took time to do that, part of the process.

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

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Grumpy

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#15 posted 02-24-2015 02:08 AM

A beauty Sam.

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

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