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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 03-13-2014 at 12:23 AM 1346 views 4 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a new idea in re-arrangable pattern produced by turning long wooden tiles in once. I squeezed the tiles inside a box as in photo 2, and screwed them from the back as in photo 3, before starting turning. You see another 3 patterns in photos 4, 5 and 6, and you may find more by playing around with this time waster toy.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#1 posted 03-13-2014 at 02:18 AM

That is…trippy! I can see wasting a ton of time playing with this. Thanks for sharing Sam.

-- God bless, Candy

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#2 posted 03-13-2014 at 02:35 AM

cool idea mate

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#3 posted 03-13-2014 at 03:02 AM

wow, that looks cool, great job

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#4 posted 03-13-2014 at 03:19 AM

Pretty cool Sam

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#5 posted 03-13-2014 at 05:12 AM

Just the thing I need the next time I get a spare hour or two or maybe a day or two probably. I do hope to try this. Thanks

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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#6 posted 03-13-2014 at 06:09 AM

Some very interesting possibilities here, Sam, Thanks!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#7 posted 03-13-2014 at 08:21 AM

I wouldn’t list it as a time waster. It makes me wonder how it can be applied to projects. This may be the beginning of something big. :-)

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#8 posted 03-13-2014 at 12:32 PM

That is definetly a good idea and it could be applied with other shapes; sine waves, squares, conical sections!
I am goin to play with this on my CAD and see what the other patterns look.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#9 posted 03-13-2014 at 01:04 PM

<<< have to make one of these NOW. That is cool and give me some great ideas!!!

-- (the only thing in there she says is...... saw dust) - James

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#10 posted 03-13-2014 at 01:31 PM

Hey Sam,

I have used a similar theory in my puzzles

Yours is much more symmetrical and beautiful.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#11 posted 03-13-2014 at 02:44 PM

I like it. Great Jig as well.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#12 posted 03-13-2014 at 06:25 PM

Sam, you just love havin’ fun playing with the timber, can see using a selection of different timbers would spice it up a bit as well :) another winner Mate, well done

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

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#13 posted 03-13-2014 at 08:41 PM

Very clever Sam.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#14 posted 03-13-2014 at 08:41 PM

Interesting. You have too much time on your hands Sam! ;-)) Wondering what you will come up with next?

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

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#15 posted 03-13-2014 at 09:09 PM

Topa, never TOO much time, I wish God was able to extend the day to 36 hours, :)
Spunwood, I visited your site and liked all your work, a lot of art in it.
And thanks everyone for your comments. Good luck for anyone would attempt to make his own toy.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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