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Forum: Advanced Pen Making 05-17-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By RobS
following

following
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 05-15-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By RobS
OH I HEAR THAT! Disclaimer, I'm not saying one...

OH I HEAR THAT! Disclaimer, I'm not saying one should pick up bad habbits. I'm just saying in the 2 years of using it, I've hit the collet nut 3 times, luckily the Beall is smooth so no blood. ...
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 05-15-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By RobS
the real difference between PSI and Beall is the...

the real difference between PSI and Beall is the knurled collet nut on the PSI. If you do a lot of close work or sanding near the collet, the Beall is knuckle friendly and your hand would bounce...
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 05-15-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By RobS
MY reference still holds, buy the beall er32...

MY reference still holds, buy the beall er32 chuck, then go on ebay and buy an er32 collet set or you can get one from amazon.
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 05-14-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By RobS
Beall collet chuck The Beall Tool Company...

Beall collet chuck
The Beall Tool Company (http://www.bealltool.com/products/turning/colletchuck.php)
Forum: Blank Making 05-10-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Casting: Love these
Views: 390
Posted By RobS
Nicely done !!!

Nicely done !!!
Forum: Penturning 05-06-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 853
Posted By RobS
I bought the pen wizard, with the bit combo pack,...

I bought the pen wizard, with the bit combo pack, and run that on an old dremmel. I also bought the foredom mentioned earlier and run that too. The dremel is easier to run because it is light...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 04-06-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 869
Posted By RobS
you got some great style, well done.

you got some great style, well done.
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 04-05-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By RobS
My TurnTex chamber is made of clear pvc. ...

My TurnTex chamber is made of clear pvc.

Mcmaster has 12X12x1" clear pvc for $62
https://www.mcmaster.com/#pvc/=1ca7zqn

When ever I used my Lexan Bell, I ended up using a thick walled glass...
Forum: Penturning 03-07-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By RobS
Yes, which would likely be mastercam.

Yes, which would likely be mastercam.
Forum: Penturning 03-07-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By RobS
Sounds like you need a student version of...

Sounds like you need a student version of SolidWorks. It would allow you to model everything down to the threads. You'd also want to get a manual from CADCIM Technologies (http://www.cadcim.com) to...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 03-05-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 528
Posted By RobS
Simply superb. Those are all outstanding...

Simply superb. Those are all outstanding specimens. Anyone would love to add those to their collection.

Bravo.
Forum: Contest Votes 02-23-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,463
Posted By RobS
oh man that was so...

oh man that was so hard!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 02-20-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By RobS
I see pens that Frank Loyd Wright and Antoine...

I see pens that Frank Loyd Wright and Antoine Gaudi would carry.

Excellent Job.
Forum: Beall Pen Wizard 02-20-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,362
Posted By RobS
Ok, I caded one up with 3, 4, 6,8, 12. However,...

Ok, I caded one up with 3, 4, 6,8, 12. However, the server will not let me load a file, it keeps crashing. Maybe later today.
Forum: Beall Pen Wizard 02-18-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,362
Posted By RobS
I’ll work on it tonight.

I’ll work on it tonight.
Forum: Other Things We Make 02-14-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By RobS
That is pretty darn classy. Well done!!

That is pretty darn classy. Well done!!
Forum: Casual Conversation 02-14-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,159
Posted By RobS
Run an excel spread sheet to track fund in and...

Run an excel spread sheet to track fund in and out.
These are tips for low volume ~100 pens a year.

1) No freebies. If you want to give away to family, save it for birthdays and Holidays, and...
Forum: Introductions 02-14-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 152
Posted By RobS
Welcome to the club, from So. Cal. If you...

Welcome to the club, from So. Cal.

If you learn from reading, I'd recommend the The Pen Turner's Bible: The Art of Creating Custom Pens...
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 02-12-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By RobS
1-1/4x8 using an er50 Beall collet holder will...

1-1/4x8 using an er50 Beall collet holder will give you the large diameter you are looking for. Sorry I did not elaborate. Note Beall make 2 different types of collet holders er32 and er50
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 02-12-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By RobS
The Beall Tool Company...

The Beall Tool Company (http://www.bealltool.com/products/turning/bigchuck.php)
Forum: Pretty Wood Pen Contest 02-11-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By RobS
the coco was my personal favorite. All are...

the coco was my personal favorite. All are amazing.
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 02-11-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By RobS
oster toaster oven at costco

Costco, had a sweet Oster Toaster oven for $42. Perfect for stabilizing. We are in San Diego, North County so your Costco may not have it.
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 02-11-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By RobS
$20 on amazon. Search buffer rake. Looks like I...

$20 on amazon. Search buffer rake. Looks like I need more tools. :)
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 02-11-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By RobS
John: I’ll look into the rake. I just moved from...

John: I’ll look into the rake. I just moved from a 4 car to a 2 car garage. House rules are that all cars must be parked in the garage at night. So no room for a dedicated. It’s a very tight 2 car. ...
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