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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 01-17-2010 05:46 AM 6273 views 9 times favorited 36 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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It is made of 144 pieces of wallnut and 144 of rock maple. 300mm dia.
( Read about how it was built and turned in my site, projects, Twisted Daunet #2 )

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

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#1 posted 01-17-2010 05:53 AM

Wow! I believe there’s a lot of time involved in this. Do you sleep at night???

This is such a great and original piece. Congrats.



-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#2 posted 01-17-2010 05:54 AM

Chocolate Swirl Doughnut….. mmmm…..
Excellent work!

-- I GIVE UP!!!! I've cut this @!&*!% board 3 times.... its still too short!

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#3 posted 01-17-2010 05:55 AM

That must have been fun to glue up! LOL, very cool and a great job.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#4 posted 01-17-2010 07:51 AM

Nice job, a really great piece.

-- Tom D

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#5 posted 01-17-2010 08:00 AM

Great project. I’m sure it’s just me but, how did you do that, I mean besides the intricate glue up? How did you round over everything?


-- Jim

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#6 posted 01-17-2010 08:38 AM

I DO sleep every night but I always wake up with new idea. The question is dose my brain work while I’m asleep? .....Very likely.

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

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#7 posted 01-17-2010 08:42 AM

And more wow to come soon !!!

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

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#8 posted 01-17-2010 08:52 AM


-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#9 posted 01-17-2010 11:11 AM

This project would have taken me 10 years to perfect…very cool

-- When a robot can dream up the ideas I have, its time to silence the competition

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#10 posted 01-17-2010 01:31 PM

I, too, first thought “Yin Yang” entry.
Very impressive.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#11 posted 01-17-2010 01:38 PM

Well done.

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#12 posted 01-17-2010 04:03 PM

Very cool! I would love to know how you did this…. Hint Hint…. Blog?

Great work!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#13 posted 01-17-2010 05:54 PM

Remarkable work a most original work

-- Custom furniture

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#14 posted 01-17-2010 05:57 PM

I was never a big doughnut fan… until now. Stupendous.

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#15 posted 01-17-2010 06:02 PM

Outstanding! I even think I have the cut and glue pattern thought out, but I am probably wrong.haha

Please do a blog on your proccess. I think we would all like to see that.

Keep up the wonderfull work.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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