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Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 04-19-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By Bikerdad
Just an FYI folks: The pictures do NOT do...

Just an FYI folks:

The pictures do NOT do that pen justice. The blank is stunning, and Chuck delivered on it's promise.

Thank you very, very much Chuck.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 03-02-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By Bikerdad
'Tis a beautiful pen. In the voting, not only...

'Tis a beautiful pen. In the voting, not only was there an abundance of really beautiful wood, I suspect that the blank, fit and finish were let down by the kit.
Forum: Penturning 03-02-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,499
Posted By Bikerdad
Mike...I'm starting on it this week....

Mike...I'm starting on it this week. :wink::biggrin: As well as one for Bikerdad. :wink:[/QUOTE]

wooohooo!
:bananen_smilies026:
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 03-02-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 737
Posted By Bikerdad
Did you use dowels, or dowel rod? If the former,...

Did you use dowels, or dowel rod? If the former, that likely accounts for the apparent tearout noted previously. Most dowels are fluted for glue dispersion/escape, so no perfectly circular cross...
Forum: Finishing 02-23-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By Bikerdad
You don't need to level between each coat, unless...

You don't need to level between each coat, unless for some reason you booger things up. One example of boogering would be finding out the CA has not cured by touching it and shifting the CA a lot.
...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 02-23-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By Bikerdad
That's some beautiful segmentation work, with fit...

That's some beautiful segmentation work, with fit and finish to match. Great job.
Forum: Build the Tips, Tricks, & FAQ Files 02-23-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 916
Posted By Bikerdad
This makes as much sense as saying "dihydrous...

This makes as much sense as saying "dihydrous monoxide kills thousands of people every year, you should never use it for anything!!"

"anything" is a mighty wide term, perhaps a bit of context...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 02-22-2017, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By Bikerdad
Craft Supplies sells 'em as "Fiji Fusion Pen...

Craft Supplies sells 'em as "Fiji Fusion Pen Blanks", as does Woodcraft. I got this one at CS, spent 15 minutes picking out "the right one". (In part, because I've never spent $20 on a blank...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 02-22-2017, 04:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By Bikerdad
Beautiful pens. A brief comment on your...

Beautiful pens.

A brief comment on your photos:

don't crop them so close on the top and bottom. (that is all)
Forum: Other Things We Make 02-22-2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Bikerdad
Thank you! I'm 5'3" with hands to match, and this...

Thank you! I'm 5'3" with hands to match, and this one is a bit smaller than I normally make for gifts. My index finger and thumb fit in the cove perfectly, with my middle finger resting against the...
Forum: Casual Conversation 02-21-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By Bikerdad
Why would there be lead in them? Are they...

Why would there be lead in them? Are they solder? No? Then it's highly unlikely there will be lead in any metal components. What about any protective finish they may have? Are you going to be...
Forum: Blank Making 02-21-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Bikerdad
One thing to keep in mind regarding drilling wood...

One thing to keep in mind regarding drilling wood blanks. 99% of the advice that is given for drilling in wood is directed towards drilling into long grain. 99% of your drilling of wooden pen...
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 02-21-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By Bikerdad
ahhh, memories....

ahhh, memories....
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 02-21-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By Bikerdad
So, I take it that the lathe is total junk, and...

So, I take it that the lathe is total junk, and you're going to throw all those pens away and trash the lathe, right? If so, I'll be happy to take the pens off your hands, and the lathe. :wink:

...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 02-21-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By Bikerdad
Salutations from Taco Bell

These are pics of a hard luck pen I made for my mother's birthday. I had a fair bit of trouble deciding what to get her, so when I finally had decided and secured the goods, I didn't have much time...
Forum: Casual Conversation 02-21-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By Bikerdad
Hmmmm, perhaps you could try 1600 Pennsylvania...

Hmmmm, perhaps you could try 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC? Not sure of the ZIP Code though...
Forum: Casual Conversation 02-21-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Bikerdad
I'll buy the cookies, but ONLY directly from the...

I'll buy the cookies, but ONLY directly from the little scamps themselves. If a parent comes around selling 'em, I tell them "send me your daughters, then we'll talk cookies." If I put enough creep...
Forum: Other Things We Make 02-21-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Bikerdad
Curious, how does it feel in hand? Beautiful...

Curious, how does it feel in hand?

Beautiful blank, shape, and polish on that puppy.
Forum: Youth 14-17 Contest 02-21-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Bikerdad
VERY nice job on all three of those, and good...

VERY nice job on all three of those, and good pics as well. Here's hoping that when I dive into 'em I can do segmented pens as nicely as Seth has done!!
Forum: Other Things We Make 02-21-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Bikerdad
Beautiful work!!

Beautiful work!!
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 02-21-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By Bikerdad
One thing you can do is switch to using pens that...

One thing you can do is switch to using pens that have more "meat" on them, then you won't have to worry as much about them failing on you. Also, glue up a bunch of scrap wood tube sets, use 'em for...
Forum: Casual Conversation 02-17-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By Bikerdad
Contact Lost Art Press, they've used a custom...

Contact Lost Art Press, they've used a custom bookbinder in Ohio who does high grade binding, including leather. Note that LAP is a publisher, not binder. You may be able to find who they used in...
Forum: Advanced Pen Making 02-16-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By Bikerdad
Steve is right. I wasn't thinking straight,...

Steve is right. I wasn't thinking straight, likely because I've switched from using blue paper towels to craft foam for applying the CA. If you use the paper towels, you're constantly reminded of...
Forum: Penturning 02-15-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Bikerdad
:bananen_smilies046: WONDERFUL idea. And...

:bananen_smilies046:

WONDERFUL idea. And since I only have one set of blanks from someone else, I can jump on it before I'm behind the curve.
Forum: Introductions 02-15-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 352
Posted By Bikerdad
When you come tooling on down to visit the big...

When you come tooling on down to visit the big city, feel free to reach out for a get together / shop tour, etc.
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