The parabola is a beautiful shape. There is an elegant math to it. It can be somewhat difficult to construct….
The marquetry design for this piece was generated from the idea that tracks would radiate out from the break in the surface. The satinwood used for the main surface contrasts nicely with the dyed black obeche used for the cracks. The hole where the smaller pieces start has a digital clock in it. There are four sets of doors and the marquetry runs across the whole surface.