1st in a series of 9-pointed stars

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I’m onto a new project, making variations on 9-pointed stars. Not sure how far this will take me, but this is the first of my series. I do feel like I’m doing a TON of geometry all of a sudden…
Made of mahogany, oak and maple—thanks for looking!

-- There's no such thing as a mistake; only a quick change of plans.

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#1 posted 07-24-2017 05:55 PM

Wow. That’s really nice.

Two questions:
Is the center empty?


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#2 posted 07-24-2017 06:59 PM

Pretty cool, what’s it for? Christmas ornament maybe?

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#3 posted 07-24-2017 09:07 PM

Wow, thanks, guys… (suffering from a bad case of hero-worship from hearing from two of my idols)—

The 9-pointed star is an unofficial symbol of the Baha’i Faith, symbolizing completeness and unity. This was just a trial… turned out to be surprisingly simpler than I expected and I’m on to one (or more) other, increasingly complex version(s).

Yes, the center is empty, only because I didn’t get any further in my design process. I guess that makes it easier to hang on the wall! It’s about 14 inches diameter and the points are pretty sharp.

-- There's no such thing as a mistake; only a quick change of plans.

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#4 posted 07-25-2017 03:42 PM

These pieces are very nice.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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