|Project by Sam Shakouri||posted 03-02-2010 01:39 AM||1451 views||2 times favorited||9 comments|
This banksia nut vase is built on the same principle of football, 20 hexagons and 12 pentagons. Each hexagon is a frame of Queensland silky oak with 65mm dia. hole to house a side slice of banksia, and each pentagon is with 52mm dia hole to house a cross cut of the nut. The neck and the base are several segments of side slices.
The vase consumed aroud 12 nuts and, altogether, made of 220 pieces.
WARNING: USE A MASK WHEN YOU WORK ON BANKSIA, IT COULD GIVE UNWANTED REACTION FOR MANY PEOPLE.
-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....