I just realized that it has been over a year since my last entry to this blog. I’ll treat this as a “year in review”. If I had to label it, this would be the year that I first ventured into Segmented Turning. I’ve completed 2 sets of segmented salt and pepper mills, one as a gift, and one to keep. Both of the projects were a lot of fun and provided great turning experience. I can also say I now have 2 segmented bowls under my belt (1, 2). Both are just for person...
The Harbor Freight Experiment Series #1: Setting ground rules to contain my impulsiveness and inner cheapskate
As I was cleaning and (re)organizing my cramped basement tool storage, I realized that I’ve acquired over the years a large number of Harbor Freight tools and disposable items. Most of my early purchases were made as impulse buys (after all it’s only a few bucks!) or because my inner cheapskate convinced me (against reason) that I didn’t need to spend any extra money for a brand name. Seeing the stockpile made me realize that I have certainly wised up in ways of figuring o...
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Here is the VIDEO LINK that we shot today .First time for this and what a process to upload it and get it posted here .Take a look if you like and let me know what you think and if I missed something .I tried .https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ozv6WDpCF44&feature=youtu.be
Recently, I have been doing a ton of projects that require me to stick a template to some wood so I can use a router with a flush-trim bit. I never found a double-sided tape that I liked. Either they weren’t sticky enough and were unreliable, or they where far too sticky and took a pry-bar to separate later and left nasty residues on the wood and pattern. Well, my searching is over! I routinely “shop” at the “American Science & Surplus” online store...
I got a Beall system a few years ago.I started with the 3 circular pads.I liked it so much I also got the 3 polishing balls to do inside bowls.I also got an old motor for $2.00 at a garage sale so I could have a dedicated polishing setup.The motor is plugged in to an outlet box under the end of the bench. The receptacle it’s plugged into is controlled by a switch also under the end of the bench. The other receptacle is unswitched for plugging the other equipment in when needed. The outl...
Here is the 3rd part of making a face relief. I’ll not write to much, just enjoy the short movie ;) MOVIE
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