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Quick And Easy Way To Make Wooden Balls

One of the most popular projects to work on is the creation of a wooden ball. Balls can be used for a variety of functions, including as knobs for dressers, cabinets and other drawers, on stair posts and other areas throughout the home, and more.

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Turning wooden balls can be tricky, but with this trick we can get almost perfect wood balls.

How to combine both the lathe and the drill press to make wooden balls. In this woodworking video we see how to set both woodworking tools to make the wood balls using a hole saw.


With practice, you’ll become better at creating a perfectly round ball on the first try.Finally, treat the ball with sandpaper to smooth out any remaining rough patches or to help level off the roundness of the ball.