How would I make a perfect sphere?

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Ampix0

Member
I need a perfect sphere for a pokeball I'm trying to make. I ordered some hollow metal spheres from a machining company online, but they were way too thick, and very gritty. I would really like the final project to have some weight to it and not feel cheap. Does anyone have any ideas?
 

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DtailedREPLICAS

Active Member
Hi there. That's not a lot of information to go on.........
.....but why not simply mould something that's round and appropriately sized and then roto cast it in resin and fill the interior with something that gives it the desired weight you're after.
 

Duncanator

Sr Member
Does it have to be metal? There are lots of other materials that spheres are made of. Plastics are easy to work with. You could always fill it with lead shot to make it more substantial.

How big a sphere are you looking for?
 

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NormanF

Master Member
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Own a lathe and have a few hundred dollars laying around? I actually thought about getting one for a project until I saw the price.

http://www.carterproducts.com/lathe-parts-accessories/perfect-sphere

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