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Jacob

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Jonzjob

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I set me a bit of a task with me balls some years back when I decided to make a lazy Susan entirely out of wood! Well not quite but the glue is wood glue ;)

18" diameter and 36 x ⅝" ball race! Done in ash. All done free hand, well. I like a challenge :rolleyes:

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And all done on my Record CL1 using the outboard bowl fitments.

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If anyone were to ask me to make one for them I would tell them that 'off' was the second word and they could use their own word for the first :eek:

But I have to admit that the balls were not a difficult as I thought they would be.

Turning balls freehand isn't as difficult as it sounds. well, I don't think so :rolleyes:
 

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A couple of years back i saw a vid whhere they did balls, lots and lots of balls. All perfect..... basically a drill and holesaw set at 90 to the piece being turned and slowly advance the spinning holesaw into the workpiece. It was set up in a sturdy jig..... of course thats defeating the skill aspect of what you are doing......
 
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