It consists of 12 x 18-segment rings (Beech) glued together and then turned into a sphere. It is then parted and a thin ring (3 mm) glued between the two halves of the sphere. This process is repeated 4 times and the result is what you see. It has a diameter of about 130 mm (5.1 inch) and...
This icosahedron was made as described by Malcolm Tibbetts in his book on segmented woodturning.
It has a diameter of 120 mm (4.7 inches) and contains:
20 triangles (African White Pear)
12 circles (Imbuia)
60 splines consisting of:
Ash veneer, Maple veneer and central 3mm thick unknown...