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Project by captbbrooks posted 03-22-2015 08:31 PM 3616 views 9 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first wooden spheres with my home made sphere turning jig. The bigger one is walnut and the smaller on is maple.I posted a quick YouTube video of the jig in action.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mus0hbYRDJg

-- Brian Brooks, Maine





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woodchuckerNJ

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#1 posted 03-22-2015 09:52 PM

Nice, just like a ball end tool on a metal lathe.

Nice.

-- Jeff NJ

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#2 posted 03-22-2015 09:54 PM

Brilliant Brian, great looking spheres and I really like the idea of your jig. Will have a look at ytube later today, it is early morning down under. I reckon every wood turner dreams of turning a perfect sphere. Thanks for sharing.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#3 posted 03-22-2015 11:33 PM

Love the spheres and the jig….great job

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#4 posted 03-23-2015 02:55 AM

great idea and craftsmanship, would be a great addition to my home made lath.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#5 posted 03-23-2015 02:12 PM

i don’t know why, but i love wood spheres… did anyone catch the episode of Mythbusters when they polished a turd into a ball?

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#6 posted 03-23-2015 03:51 PM

Very inventive gadget.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 03-25-2015 01:00 PM

Very neat apparatus for making round. Very nicely done.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#8 posted 03-25-2015 01:29 PM

These are beautiful. I haven’t seen one of those devices before.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 03-28-2015 01:58 PM

Nice looking spheres. Wow!

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