I’m so dizzy my head is spinning….
If I don’t have enough marbles…
My spinning will be tilting…
So, that’s not the words to Tommy Roe’s song…
but check out why my version is spinning in my head.
Dizzy Lazy Susan [DIY] Marbles
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I took a simple idea and DIYed it. Please make sure to see the simple version below, if you’re not into cutting out circles.
After seeing the dark spindles, I dry brushed over again with a dark brown chalked base paint.
Last year I went to the Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market and found these spindles. I bought all they had and used two for this project. The one I cut the middle section with the miter saw. The other I cut the top section off.
Then using e-6000, I glue them to two fun bowls I found at Wal-mart. e-6000 will glue anything to anything. Now the hard part…let them sit without touching for 24 hours.
I like to touch!!!
Notice one spindle still has the twine from the price tag. I think I’ll leave it.
Above are double ended screws. The screws on the left are wood on one end and the other goes into a fitting. A fitting is shown in the bottom of the photo. On the right are wood to wood screws. Those are the ones I used for this project.
An old candle or screw beeswax will help insert the screw. So will a pair of vise grips. This screw went into the 3 8-inch circles and the top plywood circle. Later I will screw the other end into the spindle.
Another dollop of e-6000 glues the two dishes and spindles into one unit. After another 24 hours!
Now for those marbles
I bought 200 marbles from amazon. Plenty to fill my cake pan.
Above are my 8-inch circles that will sit on top of all those marbles.
This is the side of the “Lazy Susan.”
Next, I added another dollop of e-6000 other the double ended screw and added the top tiers.
The Marble lazy susan filled with my favorite tools to decorate with. Things that end up in the bottom of a drawer or box are now displayed in a charming farmhouse style.
This is one of my personal favorite projects. Projects that look great and are functional are the bees knees! 🙂