Lazy susan/turn table in verticle orientation

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Forum topic by InstantSiv posted 08-06-2014 09:30 PM 2975 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-06-2014 09:30 PM

Topic tags/keywords: jig question pine spray gun finishing

Hi all,

I need a turn table but in a vertical orientation for spraying. I’ve read that lazy Susan mechanisms don’t work too well in the vertical orientation. I haven’t had much luck finding a mechanism purpose built for vertical orientation either.

Anyone know of a mechanism…

or if I have to make something… this is what I had in mind(sorry for the quality. lol, drawing on a tablet.)

I would have some type of pipe(s) sticking out from the rotating circle to hold frames. It would need to hold something like 5-15lbs.

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#1 posted 08-06-2014 10:38 PM

A pair of standard ball bearings on the axis pipe should work, even with both bearings on the same side of the plate .. just separate them some.

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#2 posted 08-06-2014 10:55 PM

how about a boat seat swivel?

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#3 posted 08-07-2014 02:44 AM

For a limited time a lazy susan bearing will work just fine…


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