3D Illusion

  • Advertise with us
Project by Keith Hastings posted 11-25-2018 08:25 PM 1336 views 10 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

3D Lidded bowl, the bowl is turned from Myall hardwood 130 mm in diameter x 75 mm high and the lid is made up of three timbers, they are Kahikatea, Kauri and Jarrah. Myall and Jarrah are Australian woods and the others are New Zealand natives. The 3D illusion is that the knob on the lid appears to be floating, can you see it?

Comments welcome.

-- Keith

20 comments so far

View 000's profile


2859 posts in 1350 days

#1 posted 11-25-2018 11:03 PM

Nice work Keith.
Not only is the knob floating, it’s hard to tell if the lid is flat or curved.
Great illusion

View GR8HUNTER's profile


6338 posts in 1163 days

#2 posted 11-26-2018 12:51 AM

very fun to stare at … Welcome 2 LJ’s …. GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

View therealSteveN's profile


3378 posts in 1025 days

#3 posted 11-26-2018 01:48 AM

Nice work. This I understand fully.

Thanks for posting, and congrats on the 3, but I’d rather think the elongated piece would have scored that.

-- Think safe, be safe

View swirt's profile


4066 posts in 3423 days

#4 posted 11-26-2018 02:55 AM

Wow. Very cool work.

-- Galootish log blog,

View Julian's profile


1478 posts in 3141 days

#5 posted 11-26-2018 02:57 AM

Super nice job. Great looking 3D effect.

-- Julian

View Dark_Lightning's profile


3489 posts in 3560 days

#6 posted 11-26-2018 02:58 AM

Cool! I like it!

-- Steven.......Random Orbital Nailer

View BobWemm's profile


2677 posts in 2377 days

#7 posted 11-26-2018 06:46 AM

Very effective, love it.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

View stefang's profile


16711 posts in 3785 days

#8 posted 11-26-2018 10:55 AM

Very well done Keith.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View mahdee's profile


4291 posts in 2218 days

#9 posted 11-26-2018 12:36 PM

Looks awesome.


View ohwoodeye's profile


2203 posts in 3604 days

#10 posted 11-26-2018 12:54 PM

Hey…....Is this some sort of black-magic???
Great project. You succeeded with the illusion perfectly.
Well done!

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

View Scott Oldre's profile

Scott Oldre

1126 posts in 3882 days

#11 posted 11-26-2018 01:32 PM

truly does look like it’s floating. Very clever. Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

View Terry O's profile

Terry O

159 posts in 1715 days

#12 posted 11-26-2018 02:16 PM


-- Terry O, Stonewall, MB, Canada

View ZAGREB's profile


1227 posts in 2101 days

#13 posted 11-26-2018 03:23 PM

amazing work

-- bambi

View John's profile


1514 posts in 1721 days

#14 posted 11-26-2018 04:06 PM

That’s one crazy cool lid on a great bowl!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

View awsum55's profile


612 posts in 959 days

#15 posted 11-26-2018 05:26 PM

Congrats on the DT3. Is that your design? It’s very interesting and should get peoples attention. Two projects and two DT3’s you’re on a roll.

-- John D, OP, KS

showing 1 through 15 of 20 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics