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Blog entry by Sam Shakouri posted 1497 days ago 932 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I did not know that Planet Soccer was so famous that a local newspaper wanted to report it in the news. A reporter and her photographer came to our place and interviewed me and took some photos on Thursday, a day before the timber show, and the report was in the newspaper today.
Now you can see me with Planet Soccer in The Advertiser, if you click on:
Thanks for reading the article.

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

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#1 posted 1497 days ago

Outstanding… you deserve the recognition…congratulations…

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

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#2 posted 1497 days ago

well done sam ,

i agree ,
segmented is visually more stimulating , generally .

and the geometry and attention to the angles and cuts ,
is very challenging too .

i don’t have a lathe , but do appreciate the shapes and forms it can do .

your work is exquisite !

thanks for sharing .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 1497 days ago

I admire your craft, I just don’t have the patience to make all those little cuts. LOL

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#4 posted 1496 days ago

Nice, no, GREAT job on this Sam. I am not a soccer fan but I can certainly relate to the soccer ball and the skill it had to take to make this! The Li’l Lady keeps telling me I should do some segmentation, one day I will. I admire your craftsmanship and all your works.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#5 posted 1496 days ago

Hi Sam, that is great news. You deserve recognition for your wonderful work.

-- When you know better you do better.

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#6 posted 1496 days ago

Good one sam

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#7 posted 1496 days ago

You fame is spreading world wide good show Sam

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 1496 days ago

Nice coverage Sam, will certainly boost the sales. Great piece of art and nice to be recognised.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#9 posted 1496 days ago

Great news Sam.
I think the link has changed. The new Prime Minister has hit the headlines.

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

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#10 posted 1490 days ago

Thank you all for your nice words and wishes.

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

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#11 posted 1484 days ago

Congrats, Sam! Your work more than deserves this sort of recognition. I can’t think of a single project that you’ve posted that wouldn’t challenge seasoned woodworkers. I especially love what you’ve done with plywood.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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Sam Shakouri

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#12 posted 1474 days ago

I’d like to thank you all for your encouraging words. What a nice community….what a feeeeling.

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

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