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Luke

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10-17-2009 10:47 PM

Topic tags/keywords: ball

I need to make a ball out of hardwood. In fact I need to make two symetrical ones. I have lots of tools including a rigid side sander. I am making vise handle ends. Need to be about 1.5” in diameter. Any suggestions? I forgot to mention I don’t have a lathe.

-- LAS, http://www.abettersign.com


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#1 posted 10-17-2009 11:15 PM

If you don’t get any ideas you can work with, drop me a PM. We will work something out.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#2 posted 10-17-2009 11:23 PM

I will thanks!

-- LAS, http://www.abettersign.com

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#3 posted 10-18-2009 04:39 AM

If you have turning tools you could chuck it up in you drill press or make a jig for your router I think I saw one on Ljs

Here’s a interesting approach

http://www.livevideo.com/video/teanatl/A4E14D801CE3414E99B8E8D4CB488C2E/making-a-wooden-ball-without-a-lathe.aspx

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 10-19-2009 02:43 AM

http://www.hobbylobby.com/stores/store_tour.cfm?dept=2

Hobby Lobby Carries them

-- lcurrent ( It's not a mistake till you run out of wood )

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