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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 01-17-2010 03:58 PM 3124 views 4 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Actual size ( no. 5 ) made of rock maple and African winge.
It is the most difficult project I have ever done.

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





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 01-17-2010 04:20 PM

AMazing!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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tucsoncyclist

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#2 posted 01-17-2010 04:36 PM

That is awesome. I imagine the math was complicated.

-- Marc - Tucson, AZ

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scrounger

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#3 posted 01-17-2010 04:46 PM

Fantastic Sam, would love to see a blog on that!

-- Dave, Southern IL.,

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bluchz

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#4 posted 01-17-2010 05:23 PM

Awesome i would love to see a blog on how you did this!

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#5 posted 01-17-2010 05:25 PM

Wow. Is it solid inside?

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scrappy

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#6 posted 01-17-2010 05:52 PM

Another fantastic piece.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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Maureen

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#7 posted 01-18-2010 02:26 AM

Most amazing soccer ball ever!

-- Maureen

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 01-18-2010 02:30 AM

Wow SAM
Amazing ,how about some of the construction details?

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Charles Maxwell

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#9 posted 01-18-2010 03:22 AM

Beautiful! Those of us who have kids in soccer would love to see your plans and measurements. Can you share/ Max

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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EricRFP

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#10 posted 01-18-2010 05:14 AM

Even if I had the exact step-by-step to follow, I would never be able to complete a project like that. Insane!!! Great work!!

Eric.

-- Eric, NorCal www.rocklinforestproducts.com

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johnnymo

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#11 posted 01-18-2010 05:15 AM

That is amazing!

-- John in Arizona (but it's a dry heat!)

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saksman

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#12 posted 01-18-2010 05:54 AM

That is absolutely amazing! I love the finish and the detail in the base. Truly exceptional work.

-- The ability to learn is innate, not the desire.

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#13 posted 01-18-2010 06:46 PM

wow, excellent work…. would love to see how you put it all together…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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Sam Shakouri

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#14 posted 01-18-2010 11:26 PM

Very soon I will.

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

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#15 posted 01-22-2010 05:08 AM

Man, I don’t even know what to say! That is just amazing! I really can’t wait to see what you post as far as the build goes. WOW!

-- Cheers and God Bless

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