Impossible! Wood Sphere Cut with a Circular Saw

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Project by Izzy Swan posted 08-30-2013 09:01 PM 6436 views 9 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Using a little red neck ingenuity, I cut a perfect wood sphere with my Makita Circular Saw.. Not sure why but it was fun doing it! check out the video link below to see how it was done.. thanks

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking

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#1 posted 08-30-2013 09:12 PM

Izzy… You so crazy!

I love it.

This could come in handy during the Croquet World Cup Championship Series. (CWCCS)

Nothing ruins the day like a cracked ball, but this could keep the festivities rolling.

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

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#2 posted 08-30-2013 09:51 PM

Wow!!!! Brave soul you are!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#3 posted 08-30-2013 09:55 PM


It has become apparent to me that since you retired, your wife told you what we all heard: “stay out of my hair”. Well, I’m glad to see you are using your “alone” time well, and keeping your brain sharp. I enjoy your adventures in woodworking, quite the genius of thinking out of the box. Keep it up, I’ll be looking for more inventive adventures with Izzy the Jigmaster.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#4 posted 08-30-2013 09:59 PM

Izzy, you are geometric genius! That is so cool to turn a sphere that way!

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

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#5 posted 08-30-2013 10:03 PM

Izzy, you are one crazy dude but I love your innovations. Keep it up brother :).

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#6 posted 08-30-2013 11:48 PM

Good Stuff Izzy…
The fun you’re having is absolutely contagious to watch!
Please, keep them coming!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#7 posted 08-31-2013 12:08 AM

I love this stuff Izzy.
You are da man!
The grass is so much greener outside the box, don’t you think?

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#8 posted 08-31-2013 01:28 AM


Great video, loved it.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#9 posted 08-31-2013 01:32 AM

Holy Smoke Izzy – that is super cool! Brilliant!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#10 posted 08-31-2013 01:58 AM

Thanks for the nice comments. . Lol wasnt sure how well this would go over but it was a ton of fun to do.. I keep hearing about this box.. I didnt know there was a box.. lol hope eveeyone has a great weekend..

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking

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#11 posted 08-31-2013 02:31 AM

Izzy. Put down the mouse, step away from the keyboard, pick up the phone and enroll at M.I.T.
The world really needs more of your thinking. And fast.

I’ve seen most of your posts and I am impressed by your Avant-garde, un-ethical approach to everything.
Well done sir.

-- I cut it twice and it's still too short!

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#12 posted 08-31-2013 05:01 AM



Well done :-)

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#13 posted 08-31-2013 06:31 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#14 posted 08-31-2013 08:22 AM

I’m having lots of fun watching these wildly creative jigs in action Izzy. Looking forward to your next innovation!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#15 posted 08-31-2013 12:01 PM

You can’t do that! :)

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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