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Project by DJHendriks posted 04-16-2018 12:57 PM 1504 views 9 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I saw some post with this ‘thing’, and thought: Well I wanna give it a try!
This board is made of over 250 pieces of Black Walnut, Oak and soft maple.

It’s size is 22”x16”
The pieces are 1/8” and glued on a MDF board.

The glue-up wasn’t that hard, it only took ages.

-- a mistake is quicker than me...





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bushmaster

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#1 posted 04-16-2018 02:01 PM

Interesting illusion

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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majuvla

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#2 posted 04-16-2018 02:10 PM

Impossible to look and imagine, not only to make it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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mel52

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#3 posted 04-16-2018 03:20 PM

The 3-D effect is quite mind boggling. Good job.

-- MEL, Kansas

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Dutchy

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#4 posted 04-16-2018 03:39 PM

I like it and you will like THIS

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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DJHendriks

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#5 posted 04-16-2018 03:53 PM

Haha! Thank you! It’s on my ‘to do’ list

-- a mistake is quicker than me...

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jacquesr

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#6 posted 04-16-2018 07:29 PM

Any chance you could post some info (measurements)?

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UncleBuck

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#7 posted 04-16-2018 07:40 PM

very nice congrats on the top three

-- Terry Uncle Buck Carvins "woodworking minus patience equals firewood "

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DJHendriks

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#8 posted 04-16-2018 07:53 PM

@jacquesr:

As I mentioned, it is 22” wide, and 16” high, 56×40cm.
The columns are about 5 1/2” high and 1 1/4” wide, 14×3cm.

The nice thing is that you can play with the grain and color of the wood, that really makes the 3D effect at its best.
All the angles are 60 degrees, so it is not very hard to lay out.

This is how I started:

-- a mistake is quicker than me...

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Billfish

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#9 posted 04-16-2018 08:15 PM

Love it very nice work

Bill

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kdc68

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#10 posted 04-16-2018 09:52 PM

Real cool effects ! You must have incredible patience…...Well done !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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jacquesr

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#11 posted 04-16-2018 10:08 PM

Thank you! Very nice of you!!

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#12 posted 04-16-2018 10:30 PM

cool! what tool did you use to cut angles?

-- Petey

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DJHendriks

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#13 posted 04-17-2018 06:44 AM

I cut all the pieces on the table saw, using a crosscut sled, with a 60’ angled guide

-- a mistake is quicker than me...

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billtlr

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#14 posted 04-18-2018 09:24 AM

great work

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oldnovice

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#15 posted 04-22-2018 08:55 PM

A wonderful illusion and very well done!

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

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