Impossible or Just an Illusion: Engineer recreates optical trick

Shelby Rogers

For most people, optical illusions provide head-scratching frustrations and nothing more. For Ryan Nodwell, they provide a source of inspiration for a project. The industrial engineer saw this particular photo online and decided to recreate it himself.

“It took me a long time to figure out what was going on when I seen a first picture of this,” he says in the video posted on Shop Built’s YouTube page. “But once I did cipher it out, I had to build my own version.”