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Project by Matt1475 posted 09-05-2017 04:55 PM 1329 views 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This volleyball is made from walnuy and maple. It took alot of plannimg to get the lines to look curved and at the right angles after it is turned round. The size is within 1/8 inch of a real one. (The pic with the real one is sirting loeer so it looks smaller). This was only roind 1. More to come in the future





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#1 posted 09-05-2017 04:59 PM

wow, beautiful! well done

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#2 posted 09-05-2017 05:21 PM

That’s both beautiful and impressive! It’s difficult to see from your glue-up how a volleyball will appear from that, but you did it… somehow.

-- You can't fail if you don't give up.

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#3 posted 09-05-2017 08:55 PM

Really cool, I am impressed! What method did you use to turn the sphere?

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#4 posted 09-05-2017 11:03 PM

Wow- thats impressive!

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "I can do all things through him that strengtheneth me." Philippians 4:13. "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

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#5 posted 09-05-2017 11:36 PM

That is awesome. There is nothing like a good Tachikara. You nailed it.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#6 posted 09-06-2017 01:44 AM

Now that’s thinking outside the box! Well done! What a nice award that would make to some school. Well done Matt.

-- I'm like the farmer's duck. If it don't rain, I'll walk.

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#7 posted 09-06-2017 01:45 AM

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#8 posted 09-06-2017 12:20 PM

This is a beautiful project and a real eye catcher.

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 09-06-2017 12:22 PM

I love it. I may have to make one form my volley ball playing grand daughter!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#10 posted 09-06-2017 04:54 PM

that’s going to kill your forearms :^o

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#11 posted 09-06-2017 07:47 PM

Beautiful job, love the finish too.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#12 posted 09-06-2017 11:45 PM

Matt , nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 09-07-2017 02:19 PM

That looks great.

-- Julian

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#14 posted 09-08-2017 05:15 PM

That is impressive Matt, I have had my hands on many of the real deals and that looks exactly like it!!! Well Done!!
Mike

-- Mike

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#15 posted 10-07-2017 11:00 PM

very impressive work!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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