big balls #1: making big wooden balls

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Blog entry by gpastor posted 09-21-2012 08:47 PM 5429 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A custom built crane/lathe/mill truck for making big wooden balls? you got to see this!

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#1 posted 09-21-2012 09:14 PM

gpastor :-)
very interesting and beautyfull projects :-)
but I donĀ“t have a vallet big enoff for such lathe …. LOL

thanks for sharing


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#2 posted 09-22-2012 02:05 AM

Great post…one of the more interesting videos I’ve seen in a while. Loved it. Thanks.

-- Max the "night janitor" at

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#3 posted 09-22-2012 02:13 PM

gpastor thank you for posting that. Awsome video!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#4 posted 09-22-2012 02:23 PM

That is awesome. The balls are amazing! But his smile as he talks about them explains why he sold everything to build the equipment to do this. Great video.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#5 posted 09-22-2012 06:43 PM

im inpressed with the use of trash to make something so neat,we need more of that, the fab. of equpment real inpresseve

-- Punk in PA

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#6 posted 10-05-2012 04:07 PM

Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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