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Project by Jim Sellers posted 06-22-2012 02:22 AM 4992 views 20 times favorited 48 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I can’t say this design has never been done, I’d just never seen it. And I’ve searched and looked at hundreds of cube illusions and impossible shapes. So I was proud of myself for coming up with this pattern but very disappointed with the end result. I cut all the pieces from the same pre-glued (iron on) veneer and colored 2 sides of each cube with a stain marking pen. Yeah it shows. That’s the last time I’ll do that. I’ll be using different woods and nothing but natural colors from now on.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.





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#1 posted 06-22-2012 02:28 AM

Beautiful!!

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#2 posted 06-22-2012 02:36 AM

When I saw this on the page I just had to click on it. Marker on not It’s an eye catcher for sure. I can’t wait to see the one you make without using markers. I like it and I wish I knew how to do it.
Nice job!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 06-22-2012 03:01 AM

Looks great! Would love to see a how-to. Can’t seem to wrap my head around the process you used.

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#4 posted 06-22-2012 03:02 AM

Wow, that is amazing!! Great design pattern!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 06-22-2012 03:24 AM

Fantastic Pattern, Very Escher-esque!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

#6 posted 06-22-2012 03:28 AM

Nice Job not into veneer but I like the pattern.

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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#7 posted 06-22-2012 03:29 AM

That is freaking amazing.

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#8 posted 06-22-2012 03:34 AM

It would be hard to draw with pencil, not to mention make of wood.Great pattern, awsome!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 06-22-2012 03:54 AM

I love it, really great work.

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#10 posted 06-22-2012 04:09 AM

That’s insane. Are you related to M.C. Escher somehow..?

Awesome job!

-- Nat, UPstate NY, http://www.cordlessimpactdriverhq.com/

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#11 posted 06-22-2012 06:23 AM

awesome design,looks great

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#12 posted 06-22-2012 08:13 AM

Great pattern!

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#13 posted 06-22-2012 11:27 AM

That is an awesome piece of work. I don’t recall seeing a pattern like it either. Looking forward to the next one.
Thanks for sharing it.

-- Mel,

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#14 posted 06-22-2012 11:54 AM

Bar stool? Bar stool? BAR STOOL? Man, you create something like that and let somebody set their butt on it? If I could dream up a design like that—let alone execute it—I’d kill anybody who even touched it, let alone sit on it.LOL
Fantastic design! Fantastic piece! Can’t wait for the next one.
Have a good’un
Joe

-- rejo55, East Texas

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#15 posted 06-22-2012 12:06 PM

It’s amazing.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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