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Search: Posts Made By: RobS
Forum: Penturning Yesterday, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
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, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 589
Posted By RobS
Top notch work as usual.

Top notch work as usual.
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 11-29-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,210
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, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
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, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
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, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
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, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
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, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
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, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
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, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 435
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, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
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, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
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, 09:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,696
Posted By RobS
WOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!! Jaw dropping.

WOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!!
Jaw dropping.
Forum: Other Things We Make 09-10-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By RobS
jaw dropping phenomenal!!!!

jaw dropping phenomenal!!!!
Forum: Casual Conversation 09-10-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,424
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...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 09-06-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By RobS
Looking good Mark!!!

Looking good Mark!!!
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 09-03-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By RobS
Kitless in lava explosion pele

I made this for my everyday carry. Lava Explosion Pele blank. #6 Jowo, EF. 14MMX3 Cap, 11x.75 finial, 10x.75 section. Clip is from http://www.beaufortink.co.uk/penclips.html type G 11mm ID.
...
Forum: Segmenting 08-16-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By RobS
Wow that is awesome!

Wow that is awesome!
Forum: Other Things We Make 08-06-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By RobS
2ND KITLESS EXACTO

No 2 iterations are ever alike with kitless. Hope you enjoy my latest effort. A birthday present for one of my other engineers.
...
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 07-30-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,848
Posted By RobS
I read this thread back when it started and am...

I read this thread back when it started and am about to pull the trigger.
I think we can all agree the CBN wheels, are a solid choice.

So what sharpening system should you add to the grinder?...
Forum: Other Things We Make 07-27-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By RobS
I was inspired, when the cap on a stock knife...

I was inspired, when the cap on a stock knife popped off in my pocket and almost stabbed me, I was supper lucky, ever since I wanted an exacto with a screw on cap.
Forum: Other Things We Make 07-27-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By RobS
Talking The section threads are quite long allowing for...

The section threads are quite long allowing for full encapsulation of the blade holder threads, the section is also about 12.75mm thick and having used M10X.75 with a M14x.8 body thread, the wall...
Forum: Other Things We Make 07-27-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By RobS
kitless Exacto knife

M14X.8X3 CAP
M11X.75 FINIAL
M10X.75 SECTION
Exacto Blade holder and blad
Beaufort ink clip

My engineers often have to carry an exacto when working on prototype projects. So I made one of them...
Forum: Advanced Pen Making 06-28-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By RobS
The 1st and 2nd kitless pens on the new Little Machine Shop lathe

The 1st and 2nd kitless pens on the new Little Machine Shop lathe with shaping done on the Jet 1221VS. Using mandrels made by rherrell.

Cap M14X.8X3
Finial M11X.75
Section M10X.75
Jowo #6
G...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 06-18-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By RobS
You are so far along on the curve of skill and...

You are so far along on the curve of skill and creativity. God only knows what you could pull off if you had a nice lathe and mill at your finger tips. Well done.
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