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PLATTER WITH 3D PUZZLE

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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 02-04-2010 04:30 PM 2109 views 5 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a 12 segment platter inlaid with 3D puzzle. The puzzle is made of 24 pieces of 6 kinds of timber. Observe the end grain of the blocks in the puzzle, they are real end grain of the same timber. I found the puzzle on a patchwork quilt. The two cercles inside the platter are grooves filled in with mixture of saw dust and glue. 260mm dia.
NOTE: When I saw this puzzle for the first time, I thought it was an illusion, but latter on I found it was real puzzle, it could be dismantled and re-assembled.

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





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#1 posted 02-04-2010 04:32 PM

Very Cool! Very nice craftsmanship!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#2 posted 02-04-2010 04:33 PM

you the master , sam !

i’m a geometry nut myself ,

keep it up ,
your work is exceptional !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 02-04-2010 04:39 PM

Very Nice! I like the design. Very original.

-- Dennis, http://www.maplegrovewoodworks.com/ http://twitter.com/#!/MpleGrvWoodwrks

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#4 posted 02-04-2010 04:43 PM

Beautiful!
Blocks look as if the are sitting in the bowl.

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#5 posted 02-04-2010 05:37 PM

Very nice! I would say that You have mastered the illusion . the blocks are real in my mind, exellent

-- Saved, and so grateful, consider who Created it ALL!!!

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#6 posted 02-04-2010 05:40 PM

It’s a beauty. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#7 posted 02-04-2010 06:32 PM

Sweet! The blocks are great!.
But you cant let anyone use it or the good stuff will be hidden.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#8 posted 02-04-2010 06:35 PM

Amazing and beautiful

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 02-04-2010 06:40 PM

I LIKE That!

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#10 posted 02-04-2010 06:58 PM

Excellent work. It looks amazing!

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#11 posted 02-04-2010 07:13 PM

Too nice to put anything in the bowl.

Steve.

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#12 posted 02-04-2010 07:25 PM

Very Cool, Like the designs, you have the gift of imagination

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#13 posted 02-04-2010 07:41 PM

Too cool!

-- --RoB, Florida

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#14 posted 02-04-2010 08:01 PM

Absolutely equally beautiful and clever!

-- Maclegno,Scotsman in Italy

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#15 posted 02-04-2010 09:12 PM

sweet

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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