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Impossible Hexagon

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Project by Phil32 posted 10-18-2018 07:55 PM 536 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This relief carving demonstrates that it is actually possible to carve an impossible figure in relief. If all the corners in this figure were 90 degrees the design would be impossible. Study the planes around the six tiny open triangles.

-- Phil Allin - Ventura, CA





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Druid

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#1 posted 10-18-2018 08:02 PM

Interesting project, but I expect that visitors to your home may develop a bit of eyestrain staring at this one.
Well done! ;)

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#2 posted 10-18-2018 10:45 PM

That’s cool.
Escher would like it and so do I.

-- Mike in SoCal

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#3 posted 10-19-2018 01:24 AM

Another amazing work. Very nice.

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

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#4 posted 10-19-2018 06:32 PM

Another great carving, Phil!

Claude

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/ClaudesWoodcarving

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