More Escher trivets

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Project by shopdog posted 03-09-2010 04:33 PM 1816 views 10 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had some more walnut and maple left over from my last set of trivets, so I adapted some more of Escher’s tessellated artwork.

Thanks for viewing.

-- Steve--

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#1 posted 03-09-2010 05:36 PM

Very nice work, most unusual, how thick are these?

-- Dan Wiggins

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#2 posted 03-09-2010 05:46 PM

Cool.These look yin yang-y. Should have been in the contest…

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#3 posted 03-09-2010 05:52 PM

Nice Scroll Saw work!!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#4 posted 03-09-2010 06:25 PM

They are 3/8” thick, and about 6” across.

I posted 3 other ones a while back (you can find them in my gallery). I entered them in the yin yang contest, but came in 22nd…and I was extremely pleased to do that well.

-- Steve--

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#5 posted 03-09-2010 06:37 PM

That’s neat. and very interesting.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#6 posted 03-09-2010 06:48 PM

Escher is awesome, these are very nice.

-- --RoB, Florida

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#7 posted 03-09-2010 07:05 PM

Amazing. I would like to see where you go if you expand it

-- Dreaming patterns

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#8 posted 03-09-2010 07:28 PM

Nicely cut.
Great fit up.
Interesting patterns.

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#9 posted 03-10-2010 02:40 AM

Very interesting and well done. You could do a lot worse than Escher for inspiration.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 03-10-2010 08:43 AM

Unique great art

-- Custom furniture

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#11 posted 07-26-2010 02:41 PM

Hi Steve. Nice job on the trivets. How do you cut them? Do you lay one piece on top of the other and cut through both or do you cut them separately formthe same pattern?

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#12 posted 07-28-2010 12:11 AM

Hi Jim,

I tape two 3/8” pieces of wood together, and stack cut them. I have my dewalt scrollsaw tuned perfectly, so the fit is tight. Glueup is a pain. I use CA glue.
For wood, I use walnut and maple.


-- Steve--

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#13 posted 08-25-2011 07:02 PM

Very nice. Do get these patterns from a book? if so which one?

-- Measure three times, cut twice.

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#14 posted 09-04-2011 06:24 PM

I borrowed an Escher book from a friend. Don’t remember the name, but there are a few books, and they all have his patterns.

-- Steve--

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