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Forum: Casual Conversation 08-12-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,580
Posted By David Keller
Best wishes to you and your better half... ...

Best wishes to you and your better half... Hopefully the docs can figure out a solution that gets Merissa back up and running.
Forum: Other Things We Make 12-06-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,079
Posted By David Keller
Beautiful work, George! Must be nice to have...

Beautiful work, George! Must be nice to have someone drop off blanks of that quality... That's seriously pretty stuff!

Off topic... How's the laser illuminator working?
Forum: Casual Conversation 06-09-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,322
Posted By David Keller
I don't post much here, but I have noticed an...

I don't post much here, but I have noticed an absence of your morning pens. Kudos for the work you are doing, and I'm especially proud of you for listening to those in your life who've suggested you...
Forum: Other Things We Make 06-06-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By David Keller
I'd process sooner rather than later. You're...

I'd process sooner rather than later. You're probably not gonna have much luck drying whole logs that size. The whole 'year per inch' thing that gets thrown around is generally not valid with...
Forum: Other Things We Make 06-05-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By David Keller
That's a beauty, George! Great effect with the...

That's a beauty, George! Great effect with the swirling colors!
Forum: Finishing 05-13-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By David Keller
I'd probably use something that is easy to...

I'd probably use something that is easy to repair/replenish. Walnut oil and a mineral oil/beeswax blend are both really simple to apply. I don't believe there is a film finish of any kind that will...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 05-13-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By David Keller
Thanks folks! George, I don't make a whole...

Thanks folks!

George, I don't make a whole lot of pens, but this little charitable outlet has gotten me interested again after a couple year hiatus.

Seamus, the facial hair comes and goes, but...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 05-12-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By David Keller
Thanks Roy!

I was the surprised recipient of a gift certificate from The Classic Nib in the most recent birthday bash, and I used it to get kits for a local charity that I support. A friend and I turn the...
Forum: Casual Conversation 04-26-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By David Keller
Great bowl... Phenomenal video!

Great bowl... Phenomenal video!
Forum: The Classic Nib Wood Identification Contest 03-03-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,136
Posted By David Keller
Wow! I just found out about this 'funny prize',...

Wow! I just found out about this 'funny prize', and I'm super excited! Thanks for running such a fun and educational contest!
Forum: The Classic Nib Wood Identification Contest 02-22-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,277
Posted By David Keller
Erectilus Dysfuncticum?

Erectilus Dysfuncticum?
Forum: Other Things We Make 02-03-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,979
Posted By David Keller
Looks like some beautiful live edge table...

Looks like some beautiful live edge table material, or maybe you could find a luthier to make something out of those book matched beauties!
Forum: The Classic Nib Wood Identification Contest 02-03-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,694
Posted By David Keller
Sycamore

Sycamore
Forum: Penturning 01-21-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By David Keller
Looks like Osage to me

Looks like Osage to me
Forum: Build the Tips, Tricks, & FAQ Files 01-21-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By David Keller
I like narrower mill styles, so I often end up...

I like narrower mill styles, so I often end up with between 2 and 2.25" finished width at the base of a shorter mill. For the styles I turn, 3" blanks are often excessively large.
Forum: Penturning 01-06-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,254
Posted By David Keller
Cool looking stuff, George! The solid portions...

Cool looking stuff, George! The solid portions look a lot like olive to me, and the blanks with empty holes look perfect for casting. I'm not sure how the dyed frass will look, but I'll stay tuned...
Forum: Penturning 12-18-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,639
Posted By David Keller
I know nothin of the Grevillea genus except that...

I know nothin of the Grevillea genus except that the robusta species gives me a nasty rash... Silky oak and I do not get along! Too bad for me... It's beautiful stuff!
Forum: Other Things We Make 12-18-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By David Keller
Looks like a nice form, but the coloring is a bit...

Looks like a nice form, but the coloring is a bit unusual. Multicolored pieces can be tough to pull off without the unsightly blending of colors in places. If it interests you, you could try...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 11-19-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,121
Posted By David Keller
Haven't commented on much of anything for a...

Haven't commented on much of anything for a while, but this pen is just too nice! I still remember the first pen you posted not too terribly long ago… Wow, the progress you've made is just...
Forum: Penturning 11-03-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,754
Posted By David Keller
These look fantastic, George! For my tastes, the...

These look fantastic, George! For my tastes, the black is my favorite, but I don't see a bad option in the bunch. Good stuff!
Forum: Penturning 09-23-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,369
Posted By David Keller
Great photos, George! If I lived anywhere close,...

Great photos, George! If I lived anywhere close, you'd need better security!:wink::biggrin: I got some olive root blanks from you a year or two back, and it's some of the best stuff I've ever...
Forum: Other Things We Make 05-28-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By David Keller
Congrats on finishing the job, George! You've...

Congrats on finishing the job, George! You've had a hell of a time getting things to turn out for you on the lathe based on your last few posts… First it was the Christmas tree bowl and crosses,...
Forum: Other Things We Make 05-28-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By David Keller
That's too bad, George… I hate pine and all...

That's too bad, George… I hate pine and all things related to pine for the purposes of turning. That sticky sap is miserable on tools, hands, and hair! I love the contrast of the purple resin on...
Forum: Other Things We Make 05-28-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By David Keller
Nice work, George! I can tell they're small, but...

Nice work, George! I can tell they're small, but how small are they? Lovely finish on both pieces as well!
Forum: Other Things We Make 05-14-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By David Keller
That's cool, George! I love the color you...

That's cool, George! I love the color you achieved with that resin mix!
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