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Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 02-24-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By RobS
Mark, Hop you keep getting better. I know mom...

Mark,
Hop you keep getting better. I know mom and dad sent me pictures of the large amount of snow Tehachapi is getting. Hope you guys are staying warm.

RobS
Forum: Contest Votes 02-21-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,715
Posted By RobS
this is insane. They are all...

this is insane. They are all winners!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 02-14-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,871
Posted By RobS
I have seen a lot of people putting their router,...

I have seen a lot of people putting their router, and table saw on higher end casters, which allows the unit to be rolled out, that may be something to look into. Note the unit would have to be...
Forum: So. Cal. 02-07-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,550
Posted By RobS
I'm traveling to Colorado that weekend, but am up...

I'm traveling to Colorado that weekend, but am up for another time in the future.
I'm in Carlsbad.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 02-03-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By RobS
Awesome. Looks great. Side notes: If you...

Awesome. Looks great.

Side notes: If you use stabilized wood, it is easy to polish after you shape and you would not need CA.
Forum: Casual Conversation 01-25-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,039
Posted By RobS
Hi Mark, I was just up in your town this...

Hi Mark,

I was just up in your town this last Saturday for a belated Christmas with mom and dad. I wish you a speedy recovery. Good health to you and the family.

RobS
Forum: Penturning 01-14-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 780
Posted By RobS
75%: of acrylics, aluminite 25% wood (buckeye,...

75%: of acrylics, aluminite
25% wood (buckeye, olive, big leaf birds eye maple and misc.)
Forum: Penturning 01-04-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 660
Posted By RobS
I find micro mesh polish through all the grits,...

I find micro mesh polish through all the grits, then use McGuire's plastic polish to add more pop. If that does not do it, I polish it on the buffing wheel with white compound.

Aluminite tends...
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 12-28-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 810
Posted By RobS
If it is new, I would call Jet, their customer...

If it is new, I would call Jet, their customer service was awesome when I called them last year. They might be able to send you the part needed.

RobS
Forum: Penturning 12-12-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By RobS
Brian, You are an inspiration on the art of...

Brian,
You are an inspiration on the art of class and tact. Must be that fantastic down under charm. Merry Christmas to you, enjoy your summer.

RobS
Forum: Penturning 12-10-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By RobS
100% agree, I would also recommend the Executive...

100% agree, I would also recommend the Executive as a similar choice for those that want a slightly thinner body. Single barrel pens, that have longer blank lengths always are winners.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 11-30-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 722
Posted By RobS
Top notch work as usual.

Top notch work as usual.
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 11-29-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,947
Posted By RobS
I second the use of the Rick Herrell tool rest...

I second the use of the Rick Herrell tool rest (shown in photo below, with the length about the length of a bushing longer on each side), its been a god send for me, I own 5 in different length. You...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 11-21-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By RobS
[QUOTE=its_virgil;2000818]I like what you did...

[QUOTE=its_virgil;2000818]I like what you did with the facets and the vertex. I did one a year or so ago and posted and then Pierre showed his....he wins. We wrote an article together. I wrote about...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 11-21-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By RobS
One of the last photos is the Beall Tool...

One of the last photos is the Beall Tool PenWizard that I use to facet, then I load it on the Jet and turning the ends round.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 11-21-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By RobS
Second round of faceted vertex

Thank you all for the strong support on the first posted faceted vertex.
Hope you all enjoy this second round.

Made on the Beall Tool PenWizard and my Jet 1221vs.
...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 11-19-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By RobS
hahaha. The secret is the Beall Penwizard. I...

hahaha.
The secret is the Beall Penwizard.
I turned the blanks down to about 0.620" round, then faceted them on the Penwizard until about 0.480 width.
I then lap on a piece of granite, with 320,...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 11-19-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By RobS
I'm glad you guys liked it. I made 5 more in...

I'm glad you guys liked it. I made 5 more in different colors, but the photos are too high of a resolution and I'm lazy.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 11-19-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By RobS
Faceted Vertex

Hope you enjoy it.
http://www.penturners.org/photos/images/31529/medium/1_IMG_3337.JPG
View in gallery ('http://www.penturners.org/photos/index.php?n=34061')
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 10-09-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By RobS
Perfect shape, no constructive critique possible....

Perfect shape, no constructive critique possible. Keep it up. :)
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 10-09-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By RobS
Simple in your eyes maybe, but they came out...

Simple in your eyes maybe, but they came out fantastic!!!
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 10-09-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By RobS
my Jet 1221 VS is awesome as a lathe, the...

my Jet 1221 VS is awesome as a lathe, the tailstock is fair. Not fantastic but fair.
It runs better using a center drill and a squared up blank, off shape blanks will result in an ok hole that will...
Forum: Other Things We Make 09-11-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,810
Posted By RobS
WOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!! Jaw dropping.

WOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!!
Jaw dropping.
Forum: Other Things We Make 09-10-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By RobS
jaw dropping phenomenal!!!!

jaw dropping phenomenal!!!!
Forum: Casual Conversation 09-10-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,579
Posted By RobS
Brian, Wishing you well with your recovery. ...

Brian,

Wishing you well with your recovery. Your kind comments have always motivated me and others. It sounds like you have aphasia, and although it is an extreme pain in the tail, I'm very glad...
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