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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 06-07-2014 12:22 PM 1552 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had done it before,, but when I saw that size of huge coconut, more than 15 cm in diameter, I decided to do it again, a vase that is made half by Mother Nature and half by myself. I hope you like it as much as I do.

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





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 06-07-2014 12:27 PM

That’s a beauty Sam, great use of the coconut that is usually wasted by others. You have made Mother nature proud. Thanks for sharing.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#2 posted 06-07-2014 12:32 PM

Well, Bob, I’m proud to hear that Mother Nature is proud of me. :)

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

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lew

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#3 posted 06-07-2014 01:03 PM

Awesome idea, Sam!

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

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#4 posted 06-07-2014 01:25 PM

Neat idea Sam.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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harveysoriginals

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#5 posted 06-07-2014 01:47 PM

Do you have a trick for getting the coconut meat out????

-- The most dangerous tool in my shop is the one I am currently using! Harvey

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#6 posted 06-07-2014 02:14 PM

Your always have something wonderful and cool to show us Sam,great job and way unique .

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#7 posted 06-07-2014 02:27 PM

That is so creative and well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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shipwright

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#8 posted 06-07-2014 02:32 PM

What a great idea!
You get a beautiful vase and you can eat your lathe shavings.

Thanks for this one Sam.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#9 posted 06-07-2014 05:12 PM

Well done Sam.

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

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#10 posted 06-07-2014 07:39 PM

I am going to put this on the to-do list. Great idea Sam.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#11 posted 06-08-2014 04:27 AM

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#12 posted 06-08-2014 06:14 AM

Very Nice Work Sam. Well Done! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#13 posted 06-08-2014 09:45 AM

Like it?? I love it Sam!!!! Great imagination to bring Coconut Shell and Wood together, and they blend beautifully.

I remember years ago when People in Far North Queensland would send a Coconut to friends down South by Australia Post. They would send the Coconut while still in the husk and the smooth surface of the husk was ideal to write the receivers address and simply stick the Stamps on and away it would go just like a parcel.

You do very artistic work Sam, looking forward to seeing more of it.

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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Jim Jakosh

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#14 posted 06-08-2014 10:17 PM

Cool marriage of the two, Sam!!

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

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#15 posted 06-09-2014 01:38 AM

way, way cool Sam, very organic indeed :)
Pete

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

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