Ferris Wheel for Marbles

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Project by lizardhead posted 03-20-2011 06:22 AM 4353 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This weeks project was to build a display for a Marble collector. I toyed around with a couple ideas finally me & my tools decided on a ferris wheel. Material used was assorted white woods and walnut. The spokes in the wheel are simply dowel rods. also dowels were used as pivot pins for the seats.

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#1 posted 03-20-2011 07:01 AM

Nice job. interesting way to display marbles.

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#2 posted 03-20-2011 08:51 AM

That’s a neat job :)

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#3 posted 03-20-2011 11:38 AM

Very nice piece. I really like the wood combo and the finish.

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#4 posted 03-20-2011 08:37 PM

Nice work!!! Are bulding a track on this momend? I had make a marble-machine to…

Good luck to make more!

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