The Dodecahedron and the Sled

I have actually been wishing to make a dodecahedron out of wood. A dodecahedron is a 3 dimensional object made from 12 pentagons. I decided I needed to make a brand-new sled for the…

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Making a Chaotic Patterned Segmented Sphere

I have made another segmented sphere. In building this sphere, I utilized a random pattern of sectors similar to that used in many chaotic cutting boards. I cut the scrap pieces of pine wood…

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Wood Turning the World Cup Ball – Telstar 18

I have wood turned the Telstar 18 which is this year's World Cup football/soccer ball. It is a segmented sphere with approximately 2013 pieces. It is made mainly of maple with a patterned section…

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Making A Christmas Orb

This year's Christmas ornament is a sphere made from a walnut dodecahedron. I have cut an easy Christmas graphic on each of the 12 sides of the dodecahedron. Overlaid on this I included some…

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What am I going to do with this Massive Fir Ball?

In 2019, I acquired a large portion of fir from a tree I slabbed up. The piece of fir has been sitting outside beside the look for the last 4 years. I finally pulled…

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Making a Mosaic Globe

have tried my hand at another world project. I wished to try out making a sphere from a 20-sided item (icosahedron) of equilateral triangles. I laid out the map of the world onto those…

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