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OUR PLANET ON VERTICAL STAND

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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 1608 days ago 1583 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is planet Earth on vertical stand and with help of two unseen ball-bearing wheels, can be spinned by a gentle hand push. The globe made of more than 750 pieces of tassie oak and veneer to make up the longitudes and latitudes.
Picture 2, the project before maping and assembling.(Almost the seventh day)
Picture 3, proudly displying my toy.

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





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savannah505

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#1 posted 1608 days ago

Hey Sam – Great picture of you, oh, and a superb job on the planet, that’s a lot of little pieces to work with.

-- Dan Wiggins

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Bob Collins

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#2 posted 1608 days ago

Another great one Sam, lots of pieces and my mind boggles as to how you work out the angles.
Keep them coming, great to see your work.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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littlecope

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#3 posted 1608 days ago

Fantastic Job, Sam.

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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OutPutter

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#4 posted 1608 days ago

I don’t even know how you think up the things you do but keep doing it. Thanks for sharing as always.

-- Jim

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ND2ELK

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#5 posted 1608 days ago

Very impressive piece. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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souichiro

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#6 posted 1608 days ago

That’s amazing! You did a wonderful job on this one! The woods chosen are fantastic, how did you trim the continents there? However you did it, it looks great.

-- Dale, Oregon

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toyguy

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#7 posted 1608 days ago

Great project….. “just out of this world ” Well done.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Kristoffer

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#8 posted 1608 days ago

Another great one, Sam. But, I just realized how many segmented pieces you do and you’ve got me wondering….... Do the trees not grow big enough in Sydney? If you need some larger pieces of lumber, just let us know. I’m sure somebody on here could set you up with something;-)

-- Cheers and God Bless

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Cher

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#9 posted 1607 days ago

Your work is perfect. Thanks for sharing.

-- When you know better you do better.

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DaddyZ

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#10 posted 1607 days ago

Very Cool !! Lots of work on the Islands

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

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Sam Shakouri

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#11 posted 1606 days ago

Thank you all for your comments and nice words.
Special thanks for Kristoffer for offering suplplements of larg logs to save me hard work on segmented turning, in case the trees dont grow big enough in Australia. Please read my blog to find out Why I Mostly Do Segmented Turning. Thanks again.

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

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Dennisgrosen

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#12 posted 1597 days ago

looks great mr. Shakouri understandeble why you look so proud in the picture
great work

Dennis

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Abbott

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#13 posted 1597 days ago

Wow.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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Hagrid

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#14 posted 1435 days ago

Beautiful work Sam. Nice to see our great country in the front, too.
Regards Hagrid

-- Hagrid, Leongatha Australia

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