Project for Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

wood sphere

An 18-inch diameter sphere, tolerance +/- .015” that incorporated a vértice axle allowing rotation.

Completed it weighed about 50 lbs.

sphere for bill gates foundation

 

This is for a display in the lobby of the visitors center in Seattle. 

bill and melinda gates foundation lobby

They painted a map of the world on it and as it spun a large screen displayed views of their activities in that area.

bill and melinda gates foundation discovery center

 

By Capt. Jack Wayne

 

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