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Forum: Casual Conversation 02-27-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By juteck
Thanks everyone for your help with this, and...

Thanks everyone for your help with this, and those who sent me file copies to work with.

This was a bit of a learning curve for me, but to get clean lines and paths, I found it was best to learn...
Forum: Casual Conversation 02-24-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By juteck
Thanks Jeff -- that's sort of like what I'm...

Thanks Jeff -- that's sort of like what I'm getting with Inkscape. There must be something in the settings to help smooth it out. I'll keep playing.

I've never played with Corel, but it looks...
Forum: Casual Conversation 02-24-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By juteck
SVG vector file - Help

I'm trying to convert the attached image into an SVG file, and need a recommendation on software. I've tried Inkscape, but I can't get a good clean path generated, shy of manually tracing it. Any...
Forum: Casual Conversation 12-26-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,654
Posted By juteck
And not a turning, but my first metal work and...

And not a turning, but my first metal work and steel blackening. This was a gift for a cousin whose family we go cabin camping with every year, and needed a good dinner bell to call the kids in for...
Forum: Casual Conversation 12-26-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,654
Posted By juteck
And a pen as well.

And a pen as well.
Forum: Casual Conversation 12-26-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,654
Posted By juteck
And this.

And this.
Forum: Casual Conversation 12-26-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,654
Posted By juteck
Made these for a family gift exchange.

Made these for a family gift exchange.
Forum: Activities Manager 12-15-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,103
Posted By juteck
Glad you like them Mark! For the same reason...

Glad you like them Mark!

For the same reason you didn't send me a birdhouse, I figured I'd send you the snowman, made out of maple body, Caribbean rosewood hat, and Bolivian rosewood nose. The...
Forum: Activities Manager 12-10-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,103
Posted By juteck
Mark's pen showed up in today's mail for me. What...

Mark's pen showed up in today's mail for me. What a great rollerball in some fun colors. I'll let Mark describe the brass and aluminum lamination on the cap, and share better photos if he has some....
Forum: Activities Manager 12-06-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,103
Posted By juteck
I received my ornament from Mark James and it...

I received my ornament from Mark James and it already found a home on my tree.

The pen will follow, but Mark was anxious for me to receive this now, I'm sure because he knew I was looking...
Forum: Other Things We Make 12-03-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By juteck
Maple, cherry, and poplar are good, but I also...

Maple, cherry, and poplar are good, but I also use rosewoods and exotics. I've even made birdhouse ornaments using Lignum vitae. Depending on the style of ornament you make, you might have options to...
Forum: Casual Conversation 11-17-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By juteck
Teak?

Teak?
Forum: Other Things We Make 11-08-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By juteck
I really like your idea on the roofs, using a...

I really like your idea on the roofs, using a branch across the pith. I might borrow that idea!! Excellent looking bird houses!!
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 11-07-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,106
Posted By juteck
I'll agree with Ed, and recommend Thompson tools,...

I'll agree with Ed, and recommend Thompson tools, followed next by P&N tools and Sorby. Getting an un-handled tool is good, so you can make the style you like. I use my Sorby bowl gouge handle as a...
Forum: Activities Manager 11-05-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,997
Posted By juteck
Count me in too please! Ok to ship...

Count me in too please! Ok to ship internationally as needed.
Forum: Activities Manager 11-04-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,431
Posted By juteck
PITH from Sprung (Matt Sprunger)

I'm quite late in posting this picture, since Matt got his pen to me a month ago. It is solid copper wire wound around the tubes then soldered, and turned using carbide tools. no finish on the...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 09-19-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By juteck
Thanks John -- I'm no photographer by any means. ...

Thanks John -- I'm no photographer by any means. I take more action pictures of my kids at ball fields than anything.

For pens and small things, when I take the time to dig it out, I have a...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 09-19-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By juteck
Thanks Scott. No, you're not seeing...

Thanks Scott.

No, you're not seeing anything weird with the nib, but I didn't grind it like that. I bought several of these caligraphy nibs a couple of years ago during the Super Wednesday...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 09-19-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By juteck
Mitch -- I sanded first to 1000-grit, wiped the...

Mitch -- I sanded first to 1000-grit, wiped the dust off with denatured alcohol, then a thorough wipedown with a paper towel dipped into the ink bottle, with the lathe off. After about 30 seconds...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 09-18-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By juteck
This is the first time I tried it. With Baystate...

This is the first time I tried it. With Baystate Blue, I love the vivid cobalt blue color, but I'm not sure how it will hold over time. It is listed as a waterproof ink, but not one of Noodler's...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 09-18-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By juteck
Baystate Blue Baron

It's been a while since I've posted anything, but here's my latest. It's a Ti Gold Baron fountain pen with 1.5mm nib, dressed in curly maple dyed with Noodler's Baystate Blue fountain pen ink,...
Forum: Carolina Piedmont 08-30-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By juteck
Ive been unable to make a meeting mostly because...

Ive been unable to make a meeting mostly because of my kids sports practices, but this one I have on my calendar! I'm easy on seeing any kind of demo! Just glad I'll be able to make a meeting!
Forum: Activities Manager 08-17-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,424
Posted By juteck
Looks fun. I'm in. Juteck US ...

Looks fun. I'm in.



Juteck

US

Willing to ship internationally.
Forum: Other Things We Make 08-11-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By juteck
Wood burning pen with a 1/64" ball tip works...

Wood burning pen with a 1/64" ball tip works great for me.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 04-02-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 492
Posted By juteck
I'm the odd one out here -- I was first drawn to...

I'm the odd one out here -- I was first drawn to the gold, thinking gold = brass instruments. I'd definitely suggest the Tn Gold though.
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