|Project by Roger||posted 11-09-2013 11:52 PM||1121 views||0 times favorited||25 comments|
This is my 1 lil project since getting back from delivering my Grndsons crib. I know….......These are acrylic, BUT, the base is Walnut… lol. Anyhoo, I made this little base to hold these pens for displaying them, and, with basketball season in swing, here in Kentucky we have 2 rival colleges, UK (University of Kentucky -blue & white), and, U of L (University of Louisville -red & black). A couple of the pens have a stylus end for folks who like to use them with there IPads, etc. The ball is actually a nerf ball that I bought at the Dollar store for 3bux. I only had to paint one side red….....the other was already blue. After cutting the ball in half, I used a piece of pipe (actually a coupler for a 3/8 air hose was the right size for the pens), heated it up to bore the holes into the nerf. Wow, nice and clean cut. Then, super-glued the half onto a nice piece o Walnut scrap with a profiled edge to spiff it up. I think it came out just like I pictured it in my head. Thnx for the looks, & any comments…..good/bad/ugly.. All appreciated. OH, and GO CARDS !!!
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net