Nested Spheres


Overview


Nested Spheres
(unknown artist)

A Nested Spheres, sometimes called a Chinese Ball, was popularized and documented by David Springett in his book, Woodturning Wizardry.


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How it works


Notes on making one


More Information

Published Articles

Books and Papers

  • Manuel du Tourneur, the Plates and Volume 2 (2010) by Jeremy Soulsby (an English translation of Louis-Eloy Bergeron's 1792 book)
  • Tour de Force Wood Turning (2013) by Claude Lethiecq. This paper is a great follow-up to the work done by Springett.
  • Turning and Mechanical Manipulation, Vol. 4 - Hand Or Simple Turning: Principles and Practice (1881) by John Jacob Holtzapffel.
  • Woodturning Wizardry (2005) by David Springett.

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