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Project by pbtwoodworks posted 493 days ago 854 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This ball is made of quarter inch thick three ply bamboo plywood. Joints are splined and glued together.initial cutting of the pentagon and hexagon shapes were done with a CNC machine for convenience while the rest such as the bevelcutcuts and spline slots were done on a table saw.





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#1 posted 493 days ago

Very interesting. Not an easy task.

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#2 posted 493 days ago

Challenging project I’m sure….well done

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#3 posted 490 days ago

Very cool build !!

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#4 posted 490 days ago

Mighty fine work there, me likey.

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#5 posted 490 days ago

Very cool

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#6 posted 489 days ago

Sides on the hexagons and pentagons are 50mm.the bevel on the hexagons are at 20.9 degrees. for the pentagon its 16.5 degrees

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#7 posted 486 days ago

Wow, that blows my mind. Mind blown…

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