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Forum: Introductions 08-17-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 309
Posted By Edgar
Welcome from Alvin, TX

Welcome from Alvin, TX
Forum: Activities Manager 08-02-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,580
Posted By Edgar
I can donate 3 BOBs, Mike. Sorry I don’t have...

I can donate 3 BOBs, Mike. Sorry I don’t have time to run any SE contests this time.

Edgar
Forum: Casual Conversation 08-02-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Edgar
Prayers for you & your wife, Terry. May God give...

Prayers for you & your wife, Terry. May God give you both the strength to get through these difficult days.
Forum: Casual Conversation 08-02-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By Edgar
Thanks guys - it was indeed a good day! My wife...

Thanks guys - it was indeed a good day! My wife made my favorite German Chocolate cake & gave me some new bowl turning tools. Our real celebration comes this weekend with a trip to our Meyersville...
Forum: Casual Conversation 07-08-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By Edgar
Antique Tool Score

My wife & I did a little antique shopping in New Braunfels, TX this weekend and we happened to find a shop that had a lot of very reasonably priced merchandise.

I picked up this near mint...
Forum: Site Help, Tips, How-To 07-05-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By Edgar
Some info on the database & apps: Last...

Some info on the database & apps:

Last database update was 8/19/16 - the same database is used for Apple & Android app and for the pdf charts.

We are working on a database update, but we do not...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 06-16-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By Edgar
First Pen in 4 Months

Nothing fancy - just a simple slimline from a nice piece of BOW for a member of our church who heads up several of our outreach programs.

My wife was diagnosed with Sjogrenís Syndrome about 4...
Forum: Penturning 06-08-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By Edgar
Kinda what J T said :smile: I use a couple...

Kinda what J T said :smile:

I use a couple of sheets of paper towels to hold the blank in an effort to keep the paint off my fingers - not 100% effective, but close enough. 1-2 seconds of spray...
Forum: Penturning 06-06-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,210
Posted By Edgar
Personally, I like CA & use it for gluing every...

Personally, I like CA & use it for gluing every type of blank. I think the main thing is to develop a good technique, regardless of what your choice of glue might be. CA can be a little more...
Forum: Other Things We Make 04-25-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By Edgar
Beautiful work!

Beautiful work!
Forum: Group Purchases 04-20-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,592
Posted By Edgar
Got mine - just havenít had time to open it yet...

Got mine - just havenít had time to open it yet :smile:
Forum: New Member Advocate 04-19-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By Edgar
INTRODUCTION & SOYP PRIZE WINNERS CATCHUP

My apologies to all our new members who have posted Introductions and SOYP posts in the past 4 months. I am way behind on this, but life, work, and taxes have kept me tied up quite a bit for the last...
Forum: Casual Conversation 04-14-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By Edgar
Hilarious

Hilarious
Forum: Penturning 04-12-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By Edgar
Here’s another little tip - slide a piece of...

Here’s another little tip - slide a piece of plastic soda straw over the clip before assembling it. That will help protect the finish on your blanks from getting scratched during assembly.

I don’t...
Forum: Greater Houston 04-11-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By Edgar
Thanks for posting this, Chris. I was not aware...

Thanks for posting this, Chris. I was not aware of this show. It's an hour drive for me, but I'll try to make it Fri or Sat.
Forum: Group Purchases 04-11-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,592
Posted By Edgar
Payment sent

Payment sent
Forum: Penturning 04-11-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By Edgar
Good ideas from both Sam & Mike on holding the...

Good ideas from both Sam & Mike on holding the pen while disassembling. I use those grippy jar lid openers for this purpose & also for removing stoppers from mandrels & many other things. I buy them...
Forum: Group Purchases 04-10-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,592
Posted By Edgar
I'll send you my payment in the morning - thanks...

I'll send you my payment in the morning - thanks again.
Forum: Advanced Pen Making 04-10-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,123
Posted By Edgar
I've always referred to it as the golden ratio...

I've always referred to it as the golden ratio also. Other common names are golden section, divine ratio, divine proportion, golden number, and a few others that I don't remember off the top of my...
Forum: Penturning 04-10-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By Edgar
A couple of other suggestions to address the...

A couple of other suggestions to address the drilling & turning problems you described.

Drilling: drill at slow speed, sharp bit, and go very slowly. I use a drill press, but many like to drill on...
Forum: Penturning 04-10-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By Edgar
It looks like you have a LeRoi Royale kit (3/8"...

It looks like you have a LeRoi Royale kit (3/8" hole) but the instructions for the original LeRoi kit which uses a 27/64" hole. I have attached the instructions for the LeRoi Royale.
Forum: Group Purchases 04-10-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,592
Posted By Edgar
Order placed - Thanks, Richard!

Order placed - Thanks, Richard!
Forum: Group Purchases 04-09-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,592
Posted By Edgar
I’m in - PM sent

I’m in - PM sent
Forum: Casual Conversation 04-06-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By Edgar
Itís hard to find anyone like that on Oahu....

Itís hard to find anyone like that on Oahu. Everyone here seems to know what Koa is worth - even off-cuts.

I did score a really nice chunk of curly Koa today. Itís about 2Ē x 6Ē x 36Ē - I gave one...
Forum: Group Purchases 04-06-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,763
Posted By Edgar
Thanks, Richard. I return home Sat, so I...

Thanks, Richard.

I return home Sat, so I will be ready for the April 9 GB

Edgar
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