Chinese Balls

 

Cubes in a Sphere - Turning Chinese BallsCubes in a Sphere - Turning Chinese Balls
By: Fred Holder
In this tutorial, Fred Holder, shows us how he uses a wood turned sphere and turns the inside into multiple layers with 4 exterior holes. The result of this project is usually called a Chinese Ball. In addition, Fred shows us how to make a "ball chuck" from readily available PVC components. If you're looking for something a bit more challenging, this might be the project for you!

 

Making a Chinese Ball - Five Concentric SpheresMaking a Chinese Ball - Five Concentric Spheres
By: Fred Holder
Fred Holder shows how he turns this Chinese Balls. He gives a step-by-step guide to making them including explaining all the necessary tools and tooling. If you've always wondered how these were turned or want to give it a go yourself, this is the definitive guide.

 

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