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Forum: Casual Conversation 10-17-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By Curly
Why do you have the fence on the left side of the...

Why do you have the fence on the left side of the blade? Normally for a right handed person the fence is to the right of the blade. Cutting like that would to me be awkward.

Perhaps you need to...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 10-17-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By Curly
Much appreciated guys. Mal we got the wood...

Much appreciated guys.

Mal we got the wood from what used to be Bow River Woods in Chilliwack. It was in their specials bin. Most of the wood in it is a buck or two and they fill it a few times a...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 10-17-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By Curly
Thanks Charlie.

Thanks Charlie.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 10-17-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By Curly
Lodon Plane on a Tempest.

Disclaimer. Marla makes blanks for Beaufort Ink.

It's been a years since I turned a wood pen so this was fun. It is a Tempest from Beaufort Ink. A nice click with a Parker style refill. The wood...
Forum: Casual Conversation 10-17-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By Curly
Cast or extruded?

Cast or extruded?
Forum: Site Help, Tips, How-To 10-16-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By Curly
Any automotive supply store should anti-sieze...

Any automotive supply store should anti-sieze compound. The tiniest dab is enough.
Forum: Other Things We Make 10-15-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By Curly
Nice work Ernie. The fish taco is a good...

Nice work Ernie. The fish taco is a good conversation piece if nothing else.



Maybe you need to stand with your back to the water. :biggrin:

If I want fish before starving I have to stand...
Forum: Casual Conversation 10-15-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Curly
If I had your job nothing would end up in a...

If I had your job nothing would end up in a chipper. :) The nice thing about wood turning is that you can use almost anything including roots. Some will be a lot nicer looking than others and some...
Forum: Casual Conversation 10-14-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By Curly
I like it, even if there is some bits of metal in...

I like it, even if there is some bits of metal in it.
Forum: Casual Conversation 10-14-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Curly
Since they require a real name you must have a...

Since they require a real name you must have a popular name. You could try it without caps or add a number after like you have a long lineage outside of that I have no idea except sending an email...
Forum: Casual Conversation 10-14-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Curly
Yay it's working again! It was because of storm...

Yay it's working again! It was because of storm damage.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 10-14-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Curly
I've seen thread cutting done that way for lathe...

I've seen thread cutting done that way for lathe turned boxes for years but never thought of applying it to a pen. Sometimes it just takes another person to nudge us in a new direction to adapt...
Forum: Casual Conversation 10-14-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Curly
You going through withdrawals too eh? I can't get...

You going through withdrawals too eh? I can't get on either. Searched it last night and there was something about them being in an area that had major power outages.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 10-14-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Curly
An accomplishment to say the least. Did you...

An accomplishment to say the least.

Did you cut the threads with tap and die or single point them in a metal lathe?
Forum: Casual Conversation 10-13-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By Curly
Enjoy the day gents.

Enjoy the day gents.
Forum: Penturning 10-13-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By Curly
Cut a thin slice off the end. Smooth and polish...

Cut a thin slice off the end. Smooth and polish it first if you like. Take the slice and put it on something brassy like a trophy and see if it shows through. If it doesn't you don't need to paint...
Forum: Penturning 10-13-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,494
Posted By Curly
John the opinionated old f@^t. :wink: I was...

John the opinionated old f@^t. :wink:

I was never concerned about someone pulling out their phone to google a pen at an art show but understand why it can be a detriment to sales from a website.
...
Forum: Penturning 10-13-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,494
Posted By Curly
You source the the materials and...

You source the the materials and components.....don't mention kits period.
Forum: Penturning 10-13-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Curly
Welcome to the forum. Are the parts still...

Welcome to the forum.

Are the parts still in the bags? Tubes, clip, nib, refill, centre band, etc.? Any markings or labels on the bags? The Library has a bushings and tube list for all the pen...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 10-10-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Curly
No sweat. Now I can see an nicely made pen....

No sweat. Now I can see an nicely made pen. :smile:
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 10-10-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Curly
Buddy you need to resize those pictures so we can...

Buddy you need to resize those pictures so we can see the entire pen without scrolling. 960 x 960 and 3 megs max, a lot smaller is appreciated by those of us not in a city with super duper download...
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 10-10-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By Curly
Scrounge up another motor. You should be able to...

Scrounge up another motor. You should be able to find something locally or on eBay/Amazon for $100 to $300. If you want to go through the work of adapting a treadmill motor you will have variable...
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 10-10-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By Curly
I'm with Eric for the same reasons.

I'm with Eric for the same reasons.
Forum: Metal Lathes 10-09-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Curly
When you have one with a D1-5 back let me know....

When you have one with a D1-5 back let me know. I'll take it. Meanwhile I'll soldier on with the 5C.
Forum: Casual Conversation 10-08-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,379
Posted By Curly
You guys do realize the poll was closed a while...

You guys do realize the poll was closed a while ago and unless Jeff decides to be a dictator :eek: and overturn the democratically voted Short Sleeve with Pocket that's what will be.
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