6' Walnut Ring - Rolling Ball Sculpture ( video )

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Project by majeagle1 posted 12-21-2008 08:51 PM 9649 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
6' Walnut Ring - Rolling Ball Sculpture ( video )
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Addition to previous post…................

The still pic you see is the project in progress.

This is a video of the ring/sculpture in in action before being shipped to customer.

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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Dennis Zongker

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#1 posted 12-21-2008 09:03 PM

Very Cool! Engineering genius! Thanks for showing the video. Also, very nice work on your circle.

-- Dennis Zongker

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Isaac Barnes

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#2 posted 12-21-2008 10:17 PM

All I can say is….. That is awesome!!

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#3 posted 12-22-2008 12:20 AM

I always dreamed of making something like this. Never knew how to go about building it. I love these.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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#4 posted 12-22-2008 04:06 PM

Fascinating! What an imazing imagination!

-- Always do the Right Thing the Right Way the First Time - if you can figure out what that is! Ken, Spring Branch, TX

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#5 posted 12-23-2008 07:44 PM

absolutely incredible!!! Did you do it entirely yourself? How long did that take?

-- Happy woodworking!

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#6 posted 12-23-2008 08:13 PM

Blake, No, I wish I could take credit for the sculpture. My nephew does Rolling Ball Sculptures for his home business. All I can take credit for is the 6’ Walnut Ring…...........

I agree, his work truely is incredible!!

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#7 posted 12-23-2008 11:55 PM

thank you for making the video!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#8 posted 01-14-2009 07:05 AM

DUDE. how much $!? That is incredible.

-- Simon - Who needs a plan!? I see something in my mind, perfect it's design, plan it's construction, and build it.

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#9 posted 04-18-2009 06:26 PM

Oh Man this is too Cool !! I wouldn’t even know where to start . You should be able to market this.

This is one of the most Spectacular projects I’ve seen on LJS!!!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#10 posted 10-03-2010 06:27 AM

Very nice. Both of you did a grate job

-- Have a great day.

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#11 posted 10-20-2012 11:05 PM

Ive been make rolling ball sculptures for 2 years, im 14. And ive never been able to find out how to make a large wood circle for the lift like this one! How do i make one?

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Mark Wilson

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#12 posted 08-05-2015 07:26 AM

I became aware of marble machines three or four years ago, and was fascinated by the engineering. It’s all beyond my ken. I, however, needed to prove that to myself, so I built a marble pump that sorta works. That’s as far as I got. You have an incredibly inventive mind. Two things I’ve never seen: a marble machine that includes vertical loops; a marble machine on LJs. Bravo on both counts.

-- Mark

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