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|470 days ago||
My first handplane experience - 13 replies
Wekk here goes my foray into the world of handplaning boards. To start I do not own a power planer (cannot afford one at the moment) so at a yard sale a few months back I bought a #4 Stanley plane and it has been gathering dust ever since, that is until yesterday. I needed to make a lid for an urn I am making and had to resaw some 9/4 maple wh...
|614 days ago||
Gold Star Pen - 1 reply
This pen was designed by a friend on a pen turning website. it is being sent to the father of a soldier who died in Iraq and I feel this is one of the best pens I have seen in ages for it’s meaning and beauty. The kit was lazer cut but assembled and finished by Seamus as well as the Gold Lapel pin that replaced the normal adornement in t...
|620 days ago||
Website Redo - 4 replies
After my old host shutdown their service I completely retooled my site and found out I like this one better.www.cabinfevercreations.com I was able to get the name for 5 years and took about 10 hours total to get this one working and looking nice. I am working on a totally custom site through weebly as well but it is a work in progress. Hope y...
|622 days ago||
Box Urn Help - 1 reply
Hi all I am normally a pen turner and other small objects but I am in the process of making a walnut bos for my sister in laws remains and need to miter the corners on 6 inch walnut 3/4 thick. At first I thought my miter saw would do the trick but found it does not cut that wide of a piece. I have a cheap table saw but never had any luck cutti...
|829 days ago||
Check out Tahoe Turners website - 2 replies
This is an amazing site just stumble on it and this work is outstandinghttp://www.tahoeturner.com/index.htmlJerry
|1158 days ago||
Passing of a Legend - 1 reply
This is from my penturners forum: if this is in the wrong area please move it to a proper area. I regret to inform the pen turning world that Russ Fairfield passed away on January 4th. He was 75 years old and passed peacefully. In honor of his many years of contributions to the woodturning and particularly the penturning community and with hi...
|1160 days ago||
Pen Swap - 0 replies
I know there are some pen turners here who are not members yet of a penturners forum but I wanted to pass this along to you all who may be interested in a pen swap withsome of our Aussie & Canadien penturners. I have done this several times and it is a PITH (pen in the hat) where turners are paired up randomly to exchange pens with each ot...
|1180 days ago||
Benefit for a young man - 5 replies
I do not know if this is the correct place but here hoes. Penefit.org was established to raise money for 13 year old Cody Colley and his family to help with their expenses while Cody undergoes cancer treatment. Through generous donations by pen makers around the world, we are hoping to make a difference in young Cody’s life. Besides p...
|1254 days ago||
Bowling Balls - 5 replies
Has anyone here ever cut a bowling ball in half. I have a couple that have at least a 2 in skin on them but a weird weight inside them. Any ideas or help
|1261 days ago||
New Planer Purchase - 10 replies
I am hoping to get a planer soon and this is my choice. These are what i have at my local HD.1. Ryobi AP1301 $229.00 13in width2. Rigid R4330 $369.00 13in width3. Dewalt DW734 $349.00 my pick 12 1/2 in widthAlso I get a veterans discount and will be using a 20% Harbor Freight discount as well off these prices so that helps alot. Is the ext...
|1276 days ago||
Woodworkers Source Craft & Coffee show - 1 reply
Woodworkers Source here in Arizona is putting on this and I think it is cool. I don;t know how many know about it but here it is.http://www.woodworkerssource.com/blog/?p=1804Jerry
|1282 days ago||
Gloat Gloat - 9 replies
Well after going through a craigslist free listing I found a listing that seemed strange maybe not real but I went anyways. The listing said a millwork shop was giving away pretty much everything but the tools darn. What I got was this a large quantity of 8/4 African Mahogany, 8/4 Black Walnut some bloodwood and lyptus I know the pieces are not ...
|1285 days ago||
Independent jaw lathe chuck centering - 4 replies
I bought a 4 jaw independant lathe chuck and since I have never used one is there a simple method to center anything on it? I have a good eye for centering but would like to know others views on it.Jerry
|1303 days ago||
Chuck Gloat maybe - 1 reply
Well I was at Rockler looking for some bushings for a cigar pen and was browsing the case where the chucks are kept (I know no bushings there) but I saw a sale sign that read $4.99 for a 6 inch chuck. First thought was must be a misprint but I asked and they said nope not a misprint and Kelly (who works there) the guy I talked with said he was g...
|1342 days ago||
Cherry Bandsaw Box - 7 replies
Ok it is not finished, well it is except for the finish which will be lacquer, but I have a question I am setting it in the sun coming through my window to age it and I hope bring out the natural color. I figure according to what i have read here in a few posts this color should come out in about a week, am I correct or dreaming? I refuse to s...
|1362 days ago||
Deal or no Deal you tell me - 8 replies
|1459 days ago||
Check out this impressive work - 4 replies
The creator of these items name is Toni and she just bacame a member of a website I am a member of and I wanted to show you the work she does. http://www.penturners.org/forum/showthread.php?t=59318http://www.penturners.org/forum/showthread.php?t=58820
|1461 days ago||
Router Base Plate - 7 replies
Looking to purchase a universal base plate for my plunge router so I can use my PC Guides. Anyone here have a good idea or suggestion?Jerry
|1489 days ago||
Free Software Legal - 4 replies
Don’t know much about the site it appears legal and they give away a fully activated software everyday. Just downloaded a photo editing program in case you are all interested. http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/zoner-photo-studio12/ The kicker is you have to download it and install it that day so it can be activated not a big deal reall...
|1495 days ago||
Desert Ironwood Gloat - 4 replies
I picked up 2 pieces I thought were good and the combined weight of the 2 are around 100 pounds. See the pics and what do you think? My only problem right now is how to cut the wood in managable pieces. One is about 3 foot long with alot of twists and a s couple of small burls on it and the other is about 16×16 x 12 inches with a ton of hea...