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Mobius Strip sculpture

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Project by W.F. Judt posted 05-03-2018 01:48 AM 562 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Recently I undertook to build a Mobius sculpture out of hardwood. It was a challenging project, full of guess-work and minor adjustments.

But here it is, the finished product.

This mobius appears to have three surfaces and three edges. That’s because the mobius is constructed of wooden triangles glued together to form the complex curve.

But in fact, this sculpture has only ONE surface and ONE edge. A person can trace the surface or the edge from any point, and after circling the figure three times, will end up at the starting point.

It was after some observation that I discovered that my “three-sided” Mobius sculpture is a useful representation of the Holy Trinity found in Christian doctrine. God reveals that He is distinct in three personas, yet is One.
Father, Son and Holy Spirit unified and indistinguishable, yet separate and distinct.





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#1 posted 05-03-2018 02:19 AM

WOW!

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#2 posted 05-03-2018 07:12 AM

Such a wonderful sculpture! I love it!

-- Uwe from Germany.

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#3 posted 05-03-2018 10:50 AM

Unique and very well done!

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#4 posted 05-03-2018 11:02 AM

Well Done

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#5 posted 05-03-2018 11:34 AM

Nice work. Love the analogy too.

-- Rob - Indianapolis IN - Learning... one mistake at a time...

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#6 posted 05-03-2018 10:28 PM

Love it. Beautiful. I can see me talking to my self with a project like this.

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#7 posted 05-04-2018 08:49 PM

WOW, this is incredible!

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#8 posted 05-10-2018 04:56 AM

That is really nice!
I can see there would be some difficulty in this project.

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