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10" metal lathe ball turning attachment plans


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Carol Baird is presenting: 10" metal lathe ball turning attachment plans
YOu can turn balls and other convex shapes (see pics below) up to 2 3/4" in diameter, each precisely spherical . The tool can also be used for straight turning. It is sized for a 10" lathe but can be made ot fit larger or smaller lathes.
You likely have all the materials in your scrap bin.
You need a lathe and either a milling attachement or milling machine to make this.
FROM 1946, A 2 PAGE PLAN TO BUILD THIS ITEM.
Includes complete plans, construction article
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