Now I fit check all the parts
I drill a screw countersink hole on the top side
Empty the soda bottles
I smooth the edges on the lathe
I made a tool to cut the soda bottles
I drill a hole through the center of the dowel insert recess
I drill a 1" hole in each end to fit over the soda bottle ends
I made a tool to hold the center rings to form the shape
Assemble everything and insert the countersink plugs. I cut them flush and sand everything smooth.
Now I cut out the blanks for the center ring
With the dowel cut all the pieces are made
I use a dial indicator true up disc on the lathe.
I cover the soda bottles for finish spray coat. Spray the first coat and let it drys over night. Sand it in the morning and spray second coat to dry over night.
I smoothed the center out and made a recess for the soda bottle to fit in.
I cut the plugs for the screw countersink holes
I run the blanks through the thickness sander to make even thickness
I spray paint all the bottoms and dowels
First I cut out the blanks and drill the lathe chuck recess and the three leg inserts.
Using the adjustable Chuck I made to hold the other side of the disc and mark the diameter for the soda bottles.