Walnut sphere

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Project by Kayvon posted 02-16-2012 04:02 AM 2325 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, my insert for my chuck still hasn’t arrived and thinking about my new lathe just sitting there all alone was killing me so I turned another sphere. I really need to think of some projects I can do between centers. I usually only use my tail stock to support the chuck or when preparing a blank for the chuck. Anyway, its still fun to share, thanks for looking.

-- Kayvon

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#1 posted 02-16-2012 04:10 AM

That’s fantastic, awesome grain.

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#2 posted 02-16-2012 04:27 AM

these spheres are really cool – I’d love to see a blog, or “how-to” on these…...hint….hint….. :) :)

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#3 posted 02-16-2012 04:31 AM

Nice contrast in wood from the last one you made, 4 more to go and were playing Bocci!

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#4 posted 02-16-2012 04:57 AM

That’s cool

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#5 posted 02-16-2012 06:04 AM

Wow, that’s really round. It’s hard to turn nice spheres!!


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#6 posted 02-16-2012 02:25 PM

This look fantastic!!!


I have made over a dozen of these – all without the aide of a lathe and all perfectly round!

Check my project page out on my latest:

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#7 posted 02-16-2012 02:42 PM

I need to get some PVC pipe, and build me a egg/sphere holder for my lathe, and make some outline templates—because I cannot eyeball such things into a good, round shape.

So, I am even more amazed at those who can

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#8 posted 02-16-2012 03:12 PM

Kayvon, make an oak cannon and you’re in business.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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