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Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 08-22-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By BRobbins629
Well done. I too like to make all my turning...

Well done. I too like to make all my turning tools but choose to use tool steel. Pretty inexpensive, holds an edge and is designed for the use. Get mine from use-enco.com
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 08-20-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By BRobbins629
Looks like you're onto something. Nice

Looks like you're onto something. Nice
Forum: Advanced Pen Making 08-19-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By BRobbins629
I generate all my code as flat. If you make the...

I generate all my code as flat. If you make the Y range equal to the circumference of the pen (or whatever else is round) and then use Excel or another spreadsheet to convert the Y values to A by a...
Forum: Advanced Pen Making 08-19-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By BRobbins629
Welcome to the CNC world. Mach3 is one of the...

Welcome to the CNC world. Mach3 is one of the best for controlling the CNC once you have the GCode written. I started out with DeskCNC which is low cost. Used for many years and still do. Most of...
Forum: Casual Conversation 08-11-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By BRobbins629
Time for some jewelry

Time for some jewelry
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 08-10-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,459
Posted By BRobbins629
Like

Like
Forum: Casual Conversation 08-10-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 585
Posted By BRobbins629
Happy birthday!!! Have a great one.

Happy birthday!!! Have a great one.
Forum: Penturning 08-05-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By BRobbins629
Many like me, use easier to thread materials as...

Many like me, use easier to thread materials as insert for wooden barrels. Makes life much easier. Ebonite, Delrin, Alumilite or metals such as brass work well.
Forum: Other Things We Make 08-03-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By BRobbins629
Thanks - only 8" x 16" or about 20 x 40 cm for...

Thanks - only 8" x 16" or about 20 x 40 cm for your side of the pond.
Forum: Other Things We Make 08-03-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By BRobbins629
Couple of boxes

A friend asked me to make them a pair of simple open top boxes. Somehow I have a way of turning a one day project into two weeks but I have a hard time doing simple. I think she likes them....
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 07-28-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By BRobbins629
Beautiful pen and very cool lathe. First I've...

Beautiful pen and very cool lathe. First I've heard of using ultrasonics for this.
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 07-22-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 871
Posted By BRobbins629
Looks great Skip. Bet you're having more fun...

Looks great Skip. Bet you're having more fun restoring than you will using.
Forum: Casual Conversation 07-19-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 910
Posted By BRobbins629
Get well soon and in the meantime get a metal...

Get well soon and in the meantime get a metal lathe. No stress on the hands. Maybe good for long term if condition persists.
Forum: Fountain Pens 07-18-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By BRobbins629
I would also try to go to one or more fountain...

I would also try to go to one or more fountain pen shows. I know there are several in the UK throughout the year. You will see antique, commercial, and some penmakers like yourself. Takes a while...
Forum: Casual Conversation 07-14-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By BRobbins629
Welcome back Andy. Was recently looking at the...

Welcome back Andy. Was recently looking at the pen I received in a swap several years ago. Nice addition to the shop. If I only had room...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 07-12-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 974
Posted By BRobbins629
Very cool.

Very cool.
Forum: Other Things We Make 07-10-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By BRobbins629
Pen Stands From Richmond Penturners

Last night many of the Richmond Penturners brought in pen stands for display and discussion of techniques and design. Here's what they looked like:...
Forum: Other Things We Make 07-08-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By BRobbins629
Thanks for sharing. I know some who will love...

Thanks for sharing. I know some who will love them.
Forum: Finishing 07-07-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By BRobbins629
Yup - get it at the car parts store.

Yup - get it at the car parts store.
Forum: Ohio 07-06-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By BRobbins629
Bruce, do you have an idea of how many traveled...

Bruce, do you have an idea of how many traveled from the Midwest to Virginia? Any vendors do both events? I only know of one family that attended both MPG and MAPG. I don't see overlap being an...
Forum: Casual Conversation 07-05-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By BRobbins629
Have a great one!!!

Have a great one!!!
Forum: Richmond, VA 07-05-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By BRobbins629
Richmond Penturers Meeting July 9

Richmond Penturners
Thursday July 9
Richmond Woodcraft 6:30

Agenda

1) Show off your pens and pen stands

2) Future topics discussion
Forum: Ohio 07-05-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By BRobbins629
Just an FYI, MAPG will be May 13,14 2016. Hope we...

Just an FYI, MAPG will be May 13,14 2016. Hope we don't conflict.
Forum: Other Things We Make 07-01-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By BRobbins629
Thanks. A little surprise is next, pen related...

Thanks. A little surprise is next, pen related but never seen before on IAP:devil:
Forum: Other Things We Make 06-30-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By BRobbins629
Thanks - Finish is Waterlox

Thanks - Finish is Waterlox
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