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Forum: Other Things We Make Today, 12:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 34
Posted By bsshog40
Turned my first bowl, well candy dish!

Learned a few things turning this. But I still think it turned out ok. I'm gonna try a shallower bowl next time because I need to improve on my bowl gouging. This was fun though.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! Yesterday, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By bsshog40
Looks like you worked them pretty good! Nice...

Looks like you worked them pretty good! Nice looking! It's amazing what you think won't work and does. I've had a couple times where my blanks were not squared and when I drilled from the center at...
Forum: Penturning Yesterday, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By bsshog40
I already used it to cut a pen blank Hank. It...

I already used it to cut a pen blank Hank. It made a very smooth cut. I'm only ripping a 5" piece of small wood. When I get back to my normal wood cutting, I will be taking the sled off and changing...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 11-16-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By bsshog40
Those are very nice!

Those are very nice!
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 11-16-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By bsshog40
Very nice! I have soo many irons in the fire but...

Very nice! I have soo many irons in the fire but I would love to try some segmenting soon. Not sure I'll reach that level of talent, but it is an inspiration!
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 11-16-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By bsshog40
Nice color!

Nice color!
Forum: Penturning 11-16-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By bsshog40
Point taken! My Diablo 60 tooth also cuts great...

Point taken! My Diablo 60 tooth also cuts great for me but I have already seen where this 90 tooth has a much better cut. So the Diablo Standard 1/8" kerf 90 tooth wheel is what I bought because I...
Forum: Penturning 11-16-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By bsshog40
Thanks Charlie! I've had my tablesaw for about 10...

Thanks Charlie! I've had my tablesaw for about 10 years and I have it setup fine and it works great. Just looking outside the box of what I normally cut and use it for. I'm even building me a sled...
Forum: Penturning 11-16-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By bsshog40
Ok, so l just felt attacked when I say miter rod...

Ok, so l just felt attacked when I say miter rod instead of bar or kerf instead of thin kerf. I like to talk casual and may not always use the correct terminology for a specific item, but I figure...
Forum: Penturning 11-16-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By bsshog40
When you say kerf blade do mean thin kerf blade??...

When you say kerf blade do mean thin kerf blade?? what blade is that?? Freud or some other company??
Here is Freud's
...
Forum: Introductions 11-15-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 435
Posted By bsshog40
Welcome from Midland, Tx!

Welcome from Midland, Tx!
Forum: Penturning 11-15-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By bsshog40
Well I went ahead and bought me a 90 tooth kerf...

Well I went ahead and bought me a 90 tooth kerf blade. Looks like it will work just fine. Thanks y'all! Actually just put it on. Makes a very nice smooth cut!
Forum: Penturning 11-14-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By bsshog40
Yea I'm far from celtic knots. Lol I think I'll...

Yea I'm far from celtic knots. Lol I think I'll keep with the 60 tooth and see how that works for me. What I meant on the kerf blade was I read that a 220v 3hp tablesaw may be too powerful for a kerf...
Forum: Penturning 11-14-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By bsshog40
I use the HDPE bushings also. I just scrape the...

I use the HDPE bushings also. I just scrape the buildup off with my fingernail. Comes off pretty easy.
Forum: Penturning 11-14-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By bsshog40
Thanks John. I didn't want to use wood as I can't...

Thanks John. I didn't want to use wood as I can't guantee I would get them perfectly straight and even. I bought a couple aluminum bars, lol, for the sled. I have a 40 tooth that I use for heavy...
Forum: Penturning 11-14-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By bsshog40
I always clean my mandrel after every turned pen...

I always clean my mandrel after every turned pen and I also clean my bushings after every couple pens turned. I clean all the finish from the outsides and use q-tips to clean the insides. It can...
Forum: Penturning 11-14-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By bsshog40
Table saw blade teeth recommendation!

So I use my table saw for all of my cutting right now. I have an old bandsaw but I prefer my tablesaw. I'm building a sled for it, just waiting on the miter rods to come in. Right now I have a 60...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 11-12-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By bsshog40
Here's the second one I did.

Here's the second one I did.
Forum: Penturning 11-12-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By bsshog40
I am far from an expert but if you are using new...

I am far from an expert but if you are using new bushings, and you are sanding all the way even with the bushings, just a couple questions;
Are you using 7mm as they are for slimlines?
What type of...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 11-11-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By bsshog40
Not bad for a free blank!

I attended my first meeting of our local wood turning chapter. Bought some tickets for a raffle they were having, so I guess not really free, and won 3 Box Elder blanks. Just had to try one out. I...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 11-10-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By bsshog40
That looks very nice. A classy look to it.

That looks very nice. A classy look to it.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 11-10-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By bsshog40
I haven't done any acrylics yet, just wood. Works...

I haven't done any acrylics yet, just wood. Works great on the wood blanks though! It does leave a much better finish. I usually start at a little 120, then to 220, then 400 and I even go to 800. My...
Forum: Casual Conversation 11-10-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By bsshog40
Attened my first Woodturning Chapter meeting.

Well first off, bunch of friendly people. About 12 members here at the midland,tx chapter. It was a little ironic as I've been turning about a couple dozen pens lately and was hoping to get to learn...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 11-09-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By bsshog40
Thanks Mark! I've changed turning my last few...

Thanks Mark! I've changed turning my last few pens from a spindle gouge to a skew. The skew, at least to me, seems to lathe much easier. I don't have to use my calipers as much to make sure it's...
Forum: Penturning 11-09-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By bsshog40
Wow Les, thanks for that info. Those decaled...

Wow Les, thanks for that info. Those decaled blanks look great!
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