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Project by Izzy Swan posted 09-09-2013 08:24 PM 5300 views 11 times favorited 44 comments Add to Favorites Watch

No one man should be aloud to have this much fun!!! Bowling Ball made with my Table Saw… Click the Video Link to see How!!!! I love Woodworking!!

http://youtu.be/hFf6FLXDQcU

Thanks for checking it out!

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking





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Oldtool

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#1 posted 09-09-2013 08:38 PM

OK, way cool, no doubt. What’s next?, bowling pins on a table saw? Think about it!

-- "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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Izzy Swan

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#2 posted 09-09-2013 08:43 PM

That is the plan! Lol

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking

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luv2learn

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#3 posted 09-09-2013 08:46 PM

Just when I think I have seen it all :)

-- 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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Dick

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#4 posted 09-09-2013 08:46 PM

You’re over the line Smoky! Just kidding…movie reference. Anyway, pretty cool! How much does it weigh?

-- Dick

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Izzy Swan

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#5 posted 09-09-2013 08:54 PM

Good question! Guess around 11 or 12 pounds.. have to go find my fish scale.

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 09-09-2013 09:20 PM

Outta sight, Izzy. I knew you could do it. You need some video of it at the local bowling alley!! 12# is legal! Is it the proper diameter for the ball return to handle it?
................cheers, Jim

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

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Izzy Swan

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#7 posted 09-09-2013 09:24 PM

Fish scale says 13 pounds but I dont know how accurate it is and I broke the bathroom scale last time I used it.. it just screamed one at a time please! Then gave up the ghost.. but I made it 8 1/2 inches in diameter which is what the internet said it was suposed to be.. I hope thats right.. cause it might get messy when I take it to the bowling alley.. lol

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking

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jeffswildwood

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#8 posted 09-09-2013 09:47 PM

Wow, I would not believe it could be done til I saw your video. Unreal. Only on lumberjocks, where everyone takes woodworking to the next level….and then some!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#9 posted 09-09-2013 10:40 PM

NUTS!

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#10 posted 09-09-2013 10:58 PM

That is a first. What a great jig. Now I’m thinking I need to make a wooden ball. Very creative. LumberJocks should have an award for the most creative and unique jig and/or project. Thanks for sharing. Do you think you could make a solid oval?

-- Julian

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BENTWOOD

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#11 posted 09-09-2013 11:09 PM

You have pushed the envelope on creativity and ingenuity.

-- http://www.bentwoodjewelrydesigns.com

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Izzy Swan

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#12 posted 09-09-2013 11:11 PM

Oval would be no trouble at all.. just have to use an elliptical shaped tunnion for a base. instead of a centered pivot point.. that’s a cool idea!

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking

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gfadvm

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#13 posted 09-10-2013 12:27 AM

And I thought raised panels on the tablesaw were cool! You are definitely a “creative thinker”! Can’t wait to see yer next innovation.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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tefinn

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#14 posted 09-10-2013 12:38 AM

Incredible! You are the U.S. version of Matthais Wandel!

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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NormG

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#15 posted 09-10-2013 12:46 AM

Looks great, can you use a wood ball anywhere I wonder

-- Norman

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