Multilayer ball - 4 dodecahedrons inside the sphere

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Project by Yuri posted 02-26-2012 02:11 PM 2099 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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#1 posted 02-26-2012 03:19 PM

Very cool, I’ll take two LOL.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#2 posted 02-26-2012 04:07 PM

Yuri, I want to say “simply amazing”, but this project can be anything but simple. It is plain to see that many of the projects we are able to admire here at LJ require thorough planning as well as meticulous work and attention to detail to bring about. Your dodecahendrons (I thought those were some extinct prehistoric birds, still have no idea that the heck they are) are off the chart. I’d like to think I’m smart enough to follow and understand most things. The lay out and planning of the dodes here will require a long sit down with a tutor to wrap my noodle around it. Thanks for sharing it and the how to. Where wood work requires many skills we take for granted, I think it can be a great avenue to teach life skills to students where fractions (at least with the English style), measuring and math concepts can be applied to real life. Dodes could be used a little (or a lot) farther down the educamational process.

As I followed threads to get a better idea of what I was looking at here, in your home page Yuri, I found a welcome message from Todd A. Clippinger which I thought really nailed (pun intended) the LJ experience and how your project (and mine) all fit in.

Great Job Yuri!

-- Dreaming of the day I might joint two pieces of wood square..........

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#3 posted 02-26-2012 04:37 PM

Very well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 02-26-2012 05:09 PM

Awesome skill set you have there Yuri, thanks for posting.

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#5 posted 02-26-2012 06:52 PM

Fantastic work on this Yuri.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 02-26-2012 08:48 PM

Nice work Yuri :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#7 posted 02-26-2012 08:54 PM

Really cool, I like it

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#8 posted 02-26-2012 10:55 PM

Amazing piece of work

-- Norman

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#9 posted 02-27-2012 02:22 AM

WHAT! That’s crazy! I thought a cube in a cube was amazing… Yuri, this is something to aspire to thank you for sharing!! :-)

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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#10 posted 02-27-2012 06:17 AM


-- Dreaming patterns

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#11 posted 03-04-2012 01:12 PM

Stunned, what a patience, and what sence for detail.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#12 posted 03-07-2012 02:12 AM

Fantastic work ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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