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Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 09-19-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By juteck
Thanks John -- I'm no photographer by any means. ...

Thanks John -- I'm no photographer by any means. I take more action pictures of my kids at ball fields than anything.

For pens and small things, when I take the time to dig it out, I have a...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 09-19-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By juteck
Thanks Scott. No, you're not seeing...

Thanks Scott.

No, you're not seeing anything weird with the nib, but I didn't grind it like that. I bought several of these caligraphy nibs a couple of years ago during the Super Wednesday...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 09-19-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By juteck
Mitch -- I sanded first to 1000-grit, wiped the...

Mitch -- I sanded first to 1000-grit, wiped the dust off with denatured alcohol, then a thorough wipedown with a paper towel dipped into the ink bottle, with the lathe off. After about 30 seconds...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 09-18-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By juteck
This is the first time I tried it. With Baystate...

This is the first time I tried it. With Baystate Blue, I love the vivid cobalt blue color, but I'm not sure how it will hold over time. It is listed as a waterproof ink, but not one of Noodler's...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 09-18-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By juteck
Baystate Blue Baron

It's been a while since I've posted anything, but here's my latest. It's a Ti Gold Baron fountain pen with 1.5mm nib, dressed in curly maple dyed with Noodler's Baystate Blue fountain pen ink,...
Forum: Carolina Piedmont 08-30-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By juteck
Ive been unable to make a meeting mostly because...

Ive been unable to make a meeting mostly because of my kids sports practices, but this one I have on my calendar! I'm easy on seeing any kind of demo! Just glad I'll be able to make a meeting!
Forum: Activities Manager 08-17-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,503
Posted By juteck
Looks fun. I'm in. Juteck US ...

Looks fun. I'm in.



Juteck

US

Willing to ship internationally.
Forum: Other Things We Make 08-11-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By juteck
Wood burning pen with a 1/64" ball tip works...

Wood burning pen with a 1/64" ball tip works great for me.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 04-02-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 448
Posted By juteck
I'm the odd one out here -- I was first drawn to...

I'm the odd one out here -- I was first drawn to the gold, thinking gold = brass instruments. I'd definitely suggest the Tn Gold though.
Forum: Penturning 03-30-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By juteck
To me, it looks like you just hit the point where...

To me, it looks like you just hit the point where the black ribbon folds over within the blank, so instead of seeing the ribbon edge, you're actually seeing a very small area of the ribbon's flat...
Forum: Penturning 03-27-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 556
Posted By juteck
I used to use a bowl gouge, but I turn all of...

I used to use a bowl gouge, but I turn all of mine start to finish with a Crown 3/4" roughing gouge. I use the same technique for wood, various plastics, antler, etc. The only time I veer from the...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 03-05-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,208
Posted By juteck
Denatured alcohol. Walmart, Home Depot, lowes,...

Denatured alcohol. Walmart, Home Depot, lowes, hardware stores. Check the painting section.

It's also used to help sped up the drying cycle of freshly cut wood by reducing moisture content - do...
Forum: Casting & Stabilization 03-03-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By juteck
Wow - first attempt at casting and you made...

Wow - first attempt at casting and you made ribbons! Looks good, no visible air bubbles, good consistent color mix. Keep it up!
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 02-28-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By juteck
Is that one of your own pours? What a fantastic...

Is that one of your own pours? What a fantastic looking blank. A good coworker friend of mine is heading down for Mardi Gras parades - those colors are great!
Forum: Polls, Surveys, and Votes 02-24-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 12,672
Posted By juteck
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Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 02-23-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By juteck
Your pens are always great looking, and your...

Your pens are always great looking, and your photos are great! I think I need lessons!!
Forum: Penturning 02-16-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By juteck
A little pricey, but if you can find a Pet Smart...

A little pricey, but if you can find a Pet Smart store, they sell antler in the section where they sell dog chews and rawhide. It won't be from a local source though, I'm sure.
Forum: Casual Conversation 02-12-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By juteck
We just got a couple of these at work too,...

We just got a couple of these at work too, promotional crappy pen, but neat idea with the stylus. I had to try it out too. I'm not a big stylus user on my phone, and don't have a tablet, but I...
Forum: Fountain Pens 02-09-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By juteck
Ha. I was a minute late.....

Ha. I was a minute late.....
Forum: Fountain Pens 02-09-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By juteck
Carbon/carbon less forms, where you need pressure...

Carbon/carbon less forms, where you need pressure to go through multiple pages.
Forum: Penturning 02-07-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,154
Posted By juteck
I'm the same way for sanding. As a lefty...

I'm the same way for sanding.


As a lefty for turning, I turn with both hands but usually left hand on handle.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 02-04-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By juteck
One problem is the pieces of the beans pop out...

One problem is the pieces of the beans pop out and you have to fill the voids. That wasn't much of an issue with this pen. Another problem is the oils from the beans continue to seep out of the...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 02-01-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By juteck
1st successful coffee pen

My daughter now works at Starbucks and has become a coffee snob, so I thought it would be fitting to make her a coffee pen. I've tried these before, but between blowouts and bad finishes, this was...
Forum: Activities Manager 02-01-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,290
Posted By juteck
I just finished 15, and have another 10 on the...

I just finished 15, and have another 10 on the go. I'll get them in the mail as quickly as possible Gary!

Special thanks to Smitty's and Exotic Blanks for the kits, and the many blanks I've...
Forum: Activities Manager 02-01-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,584
Posted By juteck
PITH from Jim Burr

Here's the package the Jim sent to me! The Sierra is a cebloplast blank and looks fantastic! I had to put it in hiding from my family until I could snap this picture! The extras will find good use...
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