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Forum: Finishing 01-28-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By JP1337
I'll post the results once the finish has arrived...

I'll post the results once the finish has arrived and I give it a go.



I'm not entirely sure what it is made of, but it is a two part (resin+hardener). Interestingly, after mixing the resin and...
Forum: Penturning 01-28-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,015
Posted By JP1337
No I hadn't come across them. Looks great, thanks...

No I hadn't come across them. Looks great, thanks for the link. Good source of the Dayacom kits by the looks of it!



The ONLY thing I don't like about the slimline kits is the plating. They...
Forum: Finishing 01-28-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By JP1337
Hard finish over oil

So, this is probably a dumb question as the likelihood is that other finishes won't adhere over oil but in the off chance it might work, thought I would ask.

I've been doing a lot of projects with...
Forum: Penturning 01-20-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,015
Posted By JP1337
Thanks for the tips. I'll have to check out the...

Thanks for the tips. I'll have to check out the Dayacom slimlines, not sure where the best place to source them in Australia is but if I can't find somewhere, the next time I order specialty blanks...
Forum: Penturning 01-20-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,015
Posted By JP1337
Higher quality slimline alternatives

Hi all, just wanted to get your opinions on pen kits that are higher quality than slimlines but somewhat similar.

The things I like about slimlines is the sleek profile and high percentage of wood...
Forum: Penturning 10-11-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By JP1337
Thread titles - More useful than some think

So, probably not the place to put this, but this subforum is where I see this come up the most. If the mods would prefer it elsewhere, they are free to move.


Can everyone please be a bit more...
Forum: Finishing 10-01-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,410
Posted By JP1337
Make sure you give the Shellawax sufficient time...

Make sure you give the Shellawax sufficient time to cure after you have applied it. Don't touch the finished surface for minimum of 3 weeks.

I belong to a woodworker's group and many of us use...
Forum: Penturning 09-20-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By JP1337
Snowy Jade has white in it. So I don't think it's...

Snowy Jade has white in it. So I don't think it's that one.

If anyone does find it I would be very interested to know
Forum: Finishing 09-18-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By JP1337
I would strongly recommend sanding to at least...

I would strongly recommend sanding to at least 600, and I will assume you have a good sanding technique so you're not leaving behind sanding marks.
EEE will not remove sanding scratches from 320...
Forum: Penturning 08-22-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,478
Posted By JP1337
The teacher salary situation here in Aus must be...

The teacher salary situation here in Aus must be quite different to the US. my siblings are teachers, and one thing I can say for certain is they get paid amazingly well. Straight out of college, 1st...
Forum: Penturning 08-22-2017, 01:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,478
Posted By JP1337
When people ask how much it cost to make a...

When people ask how much it cost to make a pen....let's see...I need a house or shop to work in. They have to be air conditioned/heated and insured. Equipment is hundreds to thousands of dollars. The...
Forum: Penturning 07-30-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,373
Posted By JP1337
Exotic Blanks is awesome. If I lived in the US I...

Exotic Blanks is awesome. If I lived in the US I would order from there all the time. So much amazing stuff, with a really well laid out website, great photos so you can see what you are getting, and...
Forum: Finishing 05-31-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,007
Posted By JP1337
There is 3 products in the Shellawax line....

There is 3 products in the Shellawax line. Shellawax (Liquid), Shellawax Cream, and Shellawax GLOW.

Shellawax Cream is for larger objects where you need it to sit on the surface of the wood longer...
Forum: Finishing 05-31-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,007
Posted By JP1337
They distribute many of their other products to...

They distribute many of their other products to the US, however GLOW is one that they don't. I am not sure if it is due to a particular ingredient or what, but it clearly states on their page for...
Forum: Finishing 05-31-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,007
Posted By JP1337
This appears to be true, must be something to do...

This appears to be true, must be something to do with import regulations of some countries.
The website specifies not available in USA or Canada, but the distributor list states some EU, UK & NZ...
Forum: Finishing 05-31-2017, 02:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,007
Posted By JP1337
Sorry to dig this thread up, but just spotted it...

Sorry to dig this thread up, but just spotted it and as a Shellawax user looking for a non-CA alternative, this caught my attention.

Up until this point, I have been using EEE with Shellawax...
Forum: Penturning 05-16-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,570
Posted By JP1337
That's EXACTLY what I'd been pondering.[/QUOTE] ...

That's EXACTLY what I'd been pondering.[/QUOTE]

Just thinking off the top of my head...

Maybe you could drill a spare bit of wood straight down the center, then cut a slot at a 45 degree angle...
Forum: Fountain Pens 04-12-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,842
Posted By JP1337
I am a big fan of Caran D'ache Chromatic series...

I am a big fan of Caran D'ache Chromatic series of ink, in particular I use Idyllic blue a lot. Stunning blue colour.

As far as my favourite brand goes, Pilot Iroshizuku have been my best...
Forum: Penturning 03-30-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,979
Posted By JP1337
I bought the Jet 1221VS in December when it was...

I bought the Jet 1221VS in December when it was on an amazing 3 day sale: 30% off!!!!

I must admit, I am so glad I bought this one. Everything on it feels solid and high quality, nothing flimsy...
Forum: Blank Making 03-07-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By JP1337
That Skydiver blank looks cool, but I couldn't...

That Skydiver blank looks cool, but I couldn't find it on the website. Do you remember what the blank was called?




Good point, hadn't considered that, point noted.



Parachute nylon is...
Forum: Blank Making 03-06-2017, 02:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By JP1337
Skydiving themed pen? (Creativity block, need help)

The long version:

I skydive for a hobby, most weekends when the weather is good, and one thing that is required for all skydivers, is for us to record every jump in a logbook and have it signed.
...
Forum: Penturning 03-02-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By JP1337
Love the clip on it. Not a fan of the bullet at...

Love the clip on it. Not a fan of the bullet at the bottom but definitely love the upper half
Forum: Build the Tips, Tricks, & FAQ Files 02-20-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,750
Posted By JP1337
Since you already have the EEE and Shellawax,...

Since you already have the EEE and Shellawax, (BTW Shellawax GLOW would have been a slightly better option, but Shellawax is still good) I would say the best thing you can do is play with it and try...
Forum: Build the Tips, Tricks, & FAQ Files 02-16-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,750
Posted By JP1337
I use the EEE + Shellawax for my finishes because...

I use the EEE + Shellawax for my finishes because that's what I was originally taught with and that's what I bought.

As was mentioned above, it's not a long lasting durable finish, but it can...
Forum: Penturning 10-11-2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,151
Posted By JP1337
I use my drill press to assemble my pens. It's...

I use my drill press to assemble my pens. It's made my life much easier.

In the past I used a vice but it was a royal pain with all the winding in and out, and having to do it horizontally at...
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