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This project is a great place to start for the new metal lathe owner, as most of the project requires use of the lathe. A mill is recommended (to cut the slot), but not required (the slot could be drilled and filed by hand).

This project is a great place to start for the new metal lathe owner, as most of the project requires use of the lathe. A mill is recommended (to cut the slot), but not required (the slot could be drilled and filed by hand).

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This project is a great place to start for the new metal lathe owner, as most of the project requires use of the lathe. A mill is recommended (to cut the slot), but not required (the slot could be drilled and filed by hand).

This project is a great place to start for the new metal lathe owner, as most of the project requires use of the lathe. A mill is recommended (to cut the slot), but not required (the slot could be drilled and filed by hand).

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metal lathe ball turning attachment - Google Search

metal lathe ball turning attachment - Google Search

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Ball Turner for Metal Lathe by aametalmaster -- The plans said that it would turn a 3" steel ball so i had to try it. Yup and i can go bigger than that. Works great for a radius cutter also. I made it on my SBL from common steel parts i had laying around. If anyone needs the plans just...

Ball Turner for Metal Lathe by aametalmaster -- The plans said that it would turn a 3" steel ball so i had to try it. Yup and i can go bigger than that. Works great for a radius cutter also. I made it on my SBL from common steel parts i had laying around. If anyone needs the plans just...

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