How to Make a Industrial Look Orb

An easy way to make a unique display piece.

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How to Make a Industrial Look Orb
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Gather supplies.  I've used metallic color paint, but you can paint them any color.

Gather supplies. I've used metallic color paint, but you can paint them any color.

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Take the hoops apart.  I am making two different sized orbs, so I will have a total of eight rings.  (Each orb uses four.)

Take the hoops apart. I am making two different sized orbs, so I will have a total of eight rings. (Each orb uses four.)

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Squirt out a bit of paint and dip rag in paint....

Squirt out a bit of paint and dip rag in paint....

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Start spreading the paint on the hoop.

Start spreading the paint on the hoop.

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Do as many coats as needed to your preference.

Do as many coats as needed to your preference.

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Be sure to get all sides of the hoop.

Be sure to get all sides of the hoop.

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Set aside to dry.

Set aside to dry.

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For the second orb, I wanted the gold a bit darker, so I mixed some silver into it.

For the second orb, I wanted the gold a bit darker, so I mixed some silver into it.

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To put orbs together, put one ring inside the other....

To put orbs together, put one ring inside the other....

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Next, add a ring on the outside of the first two....

Next, add a ring on the outside of the first two....

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Add the final hoop and adjust to make them all even.

Add the final hoop and adjust to make them all even.

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Once they are even, tighten the screw, this will help hold the orb together.

Once they are even, tighten the screw, this will help hold the orb together.

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Set out where you want to display.

Set out where you want to display.

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Nice!

Nice!

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