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Forum: Ballpoint Pen Kit Contest 02-01-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,413
Posted By KenV
Ball Point pen contest rules

THE CONTEST EVERYONE WAITS FOR….

THE 2018 BALL POINT PEN CONTEST

IS NOW OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS!


In addition to the Universal Bash Guidelines found here...
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 01-16-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By KenV
"D" rod is the standard at 0.246 for mandrels. ...

"D" rod is the standard at 0.246 for mandrels.

Craft supply catalog suggests they may have a matched system that is different. That would make mandrels and bushings from them not interchangable...
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 01-14-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By KenV
Where is the makeup air coming from? Does the...

Where is the makeup air coming from? Does the makeup air need to be filtered, cooled, or heated??

Do you have any gas fired appliances in the building like a furnace, water heater, etc?...
Forum: Casual Conversation 01-10-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By KenV
Week 3 was yesterday. The operation is the easy...

Week 3 was yesterday. The operation is the easy part. The therapy is the hard work.

Week 4 is when you will likely be able to drive, maybe. I am not there yet and am told I am a bit ahead...
Forum: Casual Conversation 01-03-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By KenV
I do not count sewing machines nor looms. She...

I do not count sewing machines nor looms. She does not count lathes or lathe assemblies.


5 decades and counting.
Forum: Casual Conversation 01-02-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By KenV
800-820-1099 removes any questions. That is...

800-820-1099 removes any questions.

That is a toll free number.
Forum: Finishing 01-01-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By KenV
Translation Forced fan oven = convection...

Translation

Forced fan oven = convection oven.

Some counter top ovens are available in convection format. Watch counter top (toaster) oven carefully as many have crude thermal controls.
...
Forum: Penturning 12-31-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By KenV
Lazerlinz per Tony's reference has several models...

Lazerlinz per Tony's reference has several models and all are almost indestructible.

Get the assembly correct the first time as they do not disassemble.
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 12-31-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By KenV
If you are turning the pump off and on, the...

If you are turning the pump off and on, the vacuum is probably not maintained for 24 to 36 hours. I let mine run over night, ispecially if I start a batch later in the day.

Other than that,...
Forum: Activities Manager 12-31-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,558
Posted By KenV
I will go in for $50 gift certificate or two...

I will go in for $50 gift certificate or two $25s. Whatever works best.

Note that CUSA does not list a $25 certificate on the pull down menu ($20 and $50).
Forum: Other Things We Make 12-31-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By KenV
Fun stuff!! Pst. Sierra Trading Post is...

Fun stuff!!

Pst. Sierra Trading Post is selling discounted Dans Stones (Arkansas stones) for a good price.
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 12-29-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By KenV
Have a Shopsmith. I like the Nova G3 for that...

Have a Shopsmith. I like the Nova G3 for that use for just under $100 at Amazon.

You will need the 5/8 insert for $17 and pen jaws for $38.

There are others, but I have had problems with cheap...
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 12-29-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By KenV
You do not specify what kind of resin. Epoxy...

You do not specify what kind of resin.

Epoxy resins I use survive cold just fine.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 12-29-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By KenV
Neat! In my pipe smoking days Long long ago,...

Neat! In my pipe smoking days Long long ago, that was premium pipe material.

It was sometimes carved. Wax was a good choice to keep it from staining.
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 12-26-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By KenV
Mine has 1/4 NF threads to match the mandrels

Mine has 1/4 NF threads to match the mandrels
Forum: Casual Conversation 12-26-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,716
Posted By KenV
73 please pretty please

73 please pretty please
Forum: Site Help, Tips, How-To 12-25-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By KenV
Container of acetone and a day or 2 and it will...

Container of acetone and a day or 2 and it will disassemble

If CA finish, get to to do that again.



There is THICK ca and toothpicks for such purposes.
Forum: Casual Conversation 12-25-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 634
Posted By KenV
Glad to have you back John. Best wishes...

Glad to have you back John.

Best wishes for blessings in the coming year!!!
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 12-25-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By KenV
The buyer has a collectable there.

The buyer has a collectable there.
Forum: Penturning 12-24-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By KenV
John, I cannot remember such a critter. There...

John, I cannot remember such a critter. There were several made off kits to look like cues, usually using a slim kit.
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 12-24-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By KenV
Have had poor success with epoxy to patch PR...

Have had poor success with epoxy to patch PR because of the slight to not-so-slight yellow tint in the epoxy. Liquid Diamond claims yellow free but have not patched with it.

PR repairs PR but...
Forum: Casual Conversation 12-18-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By KenV
Fun viewing!! Thanks for sharing.

Fun viewing!! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Finishing 12-18-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By KenV
Single digit outside, 45ish inside the garage and...

Single digit outside, 45ish inside the garage and reactions (as forecast in Chemistry and other classes) are much much slower. (November conditions in Alaska)

Your mileage may vary.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 12-17-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 924
Posted By KenV
Thank you for the new photos. Very very nice...

Thank you for the new photos. Very very nice details. Excellent work with photos that do the work justice!!!

Neat!!!
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 12-17-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By KenV
Have seen them for sale in blues and black. The...

Have seen them for sale in blues and black. The contrast was attractive.
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