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Project by Roger Gaborski posted 09-20-2019 09:31 PM 1071 views 3 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece is approximately 13” x 12” x 1.5” with a black walnut frame (natural color). The heart of this piece is a 3D carved Voronoi pattern in a walnut strip. The background is a dyed blue veneer. The blue veneer creates a stunning contrast with the natural black walnut.
Thanks for looking.
Roger

-- Roger





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#1 posted 09-20-2019 10:05 PM

All I can say is WOW.

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#2 posted 09-20-2019 10:40 PM

Very artistic, Roger!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#3 posted 09-20-2019 11:56 PM

Excellent!!!
Jon

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#4 posted 09-21-2019 01:00 AM

I love this piece. Beautiful.

-- AJ

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#5 posted 09-21-2019 01:31 AM

That is very relaxing to look at. Nice work. The blue is a nice touch.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#6 posted 09-21-2019 02:52 AM

Very neat project, Good job Roger.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#7 posted 09-21-2019 04:07 AM

Gonna go look up Voroni. This is really cool!

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

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#8 posted 09-21-2019 11:14 AM

Very interesting piece…can you explain how you went about the carving?

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#9 posted 09-21-2019 01:32 PM

I would also like to know how you did the carving? Hand tools, or power tools, or both???

The kind of piece that would well suit a doctors office or dentist office. Hope that doesnt offend you….....

-- WWBBJ: It is better to be interesting and wrong, than boring and right.

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#10 posted 09-21-2019 07:29 PM

Also going to look up Voronoi. Great job, beautiful wood and beautiful carving and beautiful frame. Thanks for sharing.

Just looked up Voronoi – won’t ruin the surprise for others but I was thinking tribal art.

-- Leafherder

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#11 posted 09-21-2019 10:00 PM

It’s an interesting process. I may try to carve something like this, not make it the way was done in the 7 minute video.

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

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#12 posted 09-21-2019 10:11 PM

Steven
Which video?

-- Roger

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#13 posted 09-21-2019 11:01 PM

A few of you have asked about how to create a Voronoi pattern. The website Instructables.com has an excellent webpage describing how to draw a 2D Voronoi diagram. If you Google ‘Hand-Drawn Voronoi Diagrams’ and ‘Instructables’ you will find the page. The Voronoi pattern I used is a 3D pattern and is simply an extension of the 2D pattern. Of course you don’t want to do this with pencil and paper, you will need to program the pattern. There are many videos on the web, but I suggest taking the pencil and paper approach first to gain a good understanding.

-- Roger

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#14 posted 09-22-2019 09:51 AM

Realy cool and unique wood carving and art!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#15 posted 09-22-2019 02:43 PM



Steven
Which video?

- Roger Gaborski

Doggoned if I can find it now. It was a gal talking and taking a class through a tutorial with the end result going to a 3-D printer. It was a sphere with a ton of holes. The part I wouldn’t do- I wouldn’t try to 3-D print wood.

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

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