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You ever go to the tennis court, and have a hard time telling your balls from somebody else's? Well, here's my stupid project of the day: The tennis...
I used 3/4" wood to create the stencil. Simply make a 3/4" sheet, and scoop sphere out of it. Tennis balls are 6.7cm in diameter. Leave a mm or two...
Create the g-code from the 3-d model. I divided carving the sphere into a separate step from carving the smiley face. That way I can make a few sphe...
I carved the sphere, then the smiley.
Using the attached smiley.ngc, you can carve the smiley face :-)
Now, it's a simple matter of holding the tenns ball onto the stencil while spray painting :-) Wash rince repeat!
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Posted:Jul 7, 2012
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