Challenging star inside dodecahedron

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Project by Yuri posted 04-29-2012 12:54 AM 2818 views 11 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Making polyhedral on the lathe is one thing but making free floating star inside of it from one solid peace of wood …...
Here is the blog page and here part 2

-- Live to Learn

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#1 posted 04-29-2012 01:06 AM

Wow! Impressive. Hard for me to imagine doing this.

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#2 posted 04-29-2012 01:20 AM

Now that is simply amazing! Good job.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#3 posted 04-29-2012 02:05 AM

Fascinating, Yuri, sort of like watching university work when I’m struggling to get through grade school!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#4 posted 04-29-2012 02:29 AM

Holy Cr@P! That’s Awesome!

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

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#5 posted 04-29-2012 02:44 AM


Genius! Way beyond our comprehension.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#6 posted 04-29-2012 03:52 AM

impressive creation!! I didn’t follow the WHOLE blog, but you must have figured out how to hold it to do the 2nd half ;-))

-- 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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#7 posted 04-29-2012 06:11 AM


-- Dreaming patterns

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#8 posted 04-29-2012 08:07 AM

Not only the form but also the small size. You know how to find the borders and cross them.
Thanks for sharing this great project and for the clear information in your blog.

-- Douwe

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#9 posted 04-29-2012 09:34 AM

Wow Yuri, you got it done. Wonderfully difficult project and so nicely crafted. I still haven’t finished my Chinese ball project yet. I broke 2 of the longest cutters and I can see now that I need better steel for these particular tools. I needed a break before continuing.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 04-29-2012 10:23 AM

very nice so cool


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#11 posted 04-29-2012 11:22 AM

Seriously impressive, Yuri. Your precision is excellent. A miniature geometric sculpture.

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

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#12 posted 04-29-2012 12:34 PM

That’s cool. Excellent.

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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#13 posted 04-29-2012 04:33 PM

Amazing is an understatement!

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

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#14 posted 04-29-2012 05:04 PM

So the cube inside a cube must be a piece of cake for you. Very impressive.

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#15 posted 04-29-2012 06:51 PM

very cool

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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