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Forum topic by Joe posted 09-02-2013 04:09 AM 5693 views 1 time favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Joe

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09-02-2013 04:09 AM

Hey everyone. With Christmas around the corner I am lining up some projects. I have a request from my cousin for one of these 30-baseball display cases. She is collecting one ball from each park when she visits.

Anyone built one of these before? I can’t seem to find plans online. Angles are simple and It’s probably not too hard to knock-off with a bit of paper and pencil but I thought I would ask here. Toss me some ideas. i see all sorts of creative masterpieces on LJs!

Thanks.

-- It's better to have a tool and not need it than to need a tool and not have it.


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MrRon

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#1 posted 09-02-2013 07:52 PM

Simply layout the baseballs in the pattern shown. Add 1/4” between balls in the horizontal direction; 1” in the vertical direction; Add 1/2” for wood and shelf thickness and you have the external dimensions of the case. It looks like the front is hinged at the top, with a locking device at the bottom. Each shelf would have a shallow dimple to hold the balls in the viewing position. 1/8” window glass for the front. The back would be 1/4” thick plywood

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#2 posted 09-03-2013 02:02 AM

great idea for a project!

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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SgtStrong

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#3 posted 09-08-2013 11:26 PM

That looks like an awesome project do show when you are done!

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