Balls in the Ball

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Project by Yuri posted 09-03-2012 11:54 PM 1878 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two small balls inside the sphere. Holes on the sphere are smaller then the diameter of the inner balls. it is impossible to free small balls without braking the sphere which was made from solid peace of maple and was never spilt apart.

-- Live to Learn

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#1 posted 09-04-2012 03:28 AM

This is outstanding! The finish is almost mirror like!

At first I had no idea how large these balls were until I saw your hand and saw they are relatively small. I don’t do any lathe work so I always amazed at these projects.

OK, I give up! How did you get the larger than the holes balls inside?

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#2 posted 09-04-2012 03:48 AM

Boy, that looks like a fun project, I’m going to be scratching my head for a long time trying to figure out how you did that.

-- James

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#3 posted 09-04-2012 09:53 AM

Fantastic job.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 09-04-2012 05:29 PM

Wow! I don’t think I’ll be able to figure out how you did this either.

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#5 posted 09-04-2012 11:15 PM

yuri your work allways amazes me. have seen your other posts so i have a good idea how you made them. way beond my capability. great job.

-- If your not supposed to have hair on your face......why does it grow their

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#6 posted 09-05-2012 12:01 PM

You are one amazing turner.
Lovely job, I admire your patience.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#7 posted 09-06-2012 04:32 AM

One big ? above my head.Some ‘how to’ photos would be great.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 09-06-2012 02:04 PM

This will keep them guessing Yuri!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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