4 dodecahedrons inside the sphere

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Project by Yuri posted 02-04-2012 04:15 AM 2801 views 6 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I could not stop on turning two dodecahedrons inside the sphere. (my previous project posted here) This time I made five layers total from the two inch diameter ball. Picture 4 is work in progress. And on the last one is bubinga wood ball that I will be making same five layers. This is going to be my first try on exotic wood…

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#1 posted 02-04-2012 04:18 AM

Truly amazing!

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#2 posted 02-04-2012 04:19 AM

I have no idea how you even start to do something like this on any scale. Wow!

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#3 posted 02-04-2012 04:20 AM

This is incredible work! Thanks for showing us!,

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#4 posted 02-04-2012 05:35 AM

these look cool . Stefang is doing a blog on these,

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 02-04-2012 05:39 AM

Incredible ! A daily top 3 in the making for sure. Nice job !!! This is why I come here, the incredible talent is just staggering. We all get to feel good about our own projects one minute, then feel totally humbled by our lack of knowledge the next. I just love this site !! We can all learn something new every time we visit. Thanks for sharing !

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#6 posted 02-04-2012 05:49 AM

Wow I havent even tries the basic cube yet! Amazing!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 02-04-2012 06:48 AM

Really nice work Yuri. You obviously have a rare combination of skill and patience.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#8 posted 02-04-2012 08:28 AM

That’s an amazing project.

You are really good at it.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#9 posted 02-04-2012 12:31 PM

Now you’re really scarring me, I’m confused!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#10 posted 02-04-2012 01:20 PM

Fantastic Yuri! These look really well done. I am working towards the Chinese ball, but I haven’t got there yet. I had some problems with my ball chuck and I’m just finishing a new one that I hope will work well.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 02-04-2012 02:25 PM

I can’t even pronounce this much less make one. Good job!

-- Life is good.

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#12 posted 02-04-2012 04:30 PM

Superb work, Yuri.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#13 posted 02-04-2012 05:43 PM

Very impressive.

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#14 posted 02-04-2012 06:53 PM

Fantastic! Now lets all chant together:


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#15 posted 02-04-2012 09:13 PM

I’m with rance on the blog request…..I’d love to see your complete process from start to finish, because looking at the finished project and trying to figure out how you accomplished it is boggling my mind right now! :)

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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