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Forum: Penturning 10-26-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By BRobbins629
Have turned brass, bronze and aluminum all on...

Have turned brass, bronze and aluminum all on wood lathe with HSS tools. Go slow and it works perfectly. Carbide insert tools will work as well.

Here is one:...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 10-24-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,150
Posted By BRobbins629
Absolutely - thanks!

Absolutely - thanks!
Forum: Casual Conversation 10-23-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By BRobbins629
MAPG 2015 - Landed the big one!

The MAPG 2015 planning is underway once again and we just landed a big one. Kurt Hertzog, founding memberof the Penmakers Guild and Vice President of the AAW will be our featured speaker and...
Forum: Casual Conversation 10-22-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 590
Posted By BRobbins629
Wishing you the best!

Wishing you the best!
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 10-18-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,150
Posted By BRobbins629
Thanks. We meet the second Thursday of odd...

Thanks. We meet the second Thursday of odd months - 7 to about 9 at Woodcraft. Next meeting 11/13. Hope to see you there.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 10-18-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,150
Posted By BRobbins629
Faux segmentation (Thanks Don)

Saw one of these made by Don Ward and decided to try it out. Come to the next Richmond Penturners meetings and see how they are made....
Forum: Casual Conversation 10-14-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 718
Posted By BRobbins629
Anyone with an IAP card can get into the MAPG for...

Anyone with an IAP card can get into the MAPG for FREE!!!
Forum: Penturning 10-14-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By BRobbins629
One or two tests are worth 1000 opinions. The...

One or two tests are worth 1000 opinions. The angle on the jig can be easily altered. Just loosen the screws and modify to what looks good to you.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 10-10-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By BRobbins629
Nice one John.

Nice one John.
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 10-10-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By BRobbins629
For hard to thread materials, I use inserts made...

For hard to thread materials, I use inserts made from an easy to thread material such as alumilite or ebonite. Usually drill a 1/2" hole, turn the insert to fit and glue it in. You can even save the...
Forum: Metal Lathes 10-06-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,089
Posted By BRobbins629
Enjoy Seamus - should bring you years of fun.

Enjoy Seamus - should bring you years of fun.
Forum: Casual Conversation 10-01-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By BRobbins629
Check out this in Skiprat's photo album - also a...

Check out this in Skiprat's photo album - also a post on the subject.

http://www.penturners.org/photos/index.php?c=1&u=3090&page=22
Forum: Casual Conversation 09-28-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By BRobbins629
American Art Plastics: Celluloid Pricing and...

American Art Plastics: Celluloid Pricing and Availability (http://www.americanartplastics.com/celluloid_pricing.shtml)
Forum: Penturning 09-24-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By BRobbins629
If you have a metal lathe, you can put an end...

If you have a metal lathe, you can put an end mill in the headstock and make a holder for the pen cap that will fit in your tool post. Use the cross slide to advance. A poor man's mill.
Forum: Casual Conversation 09-21-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 450
Posted By BRobbins629
Happy Birthday Roy!!

Happy Birthday Roy!!
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 09-18-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By BRobbins629
Very cool Don - well worth all the effort I'm...

Very cool Don - well worth all the effort I'm sure it took.
Forum: Richmond, VA 09-07-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 137
Posted By BRobbins629
September 11 Meeting

Richmond Penturners Meeting
Richmond Woodcraft
7:00pm - 9:00 pm

Agenda:
Introductions
Show off your pens
Demo - Turning Bangles by John Penberthy
Select topic for next meeting
Forum: Casual Conversation 08-31-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By BRobbins629
I used to chip with a small gas powered one which...

I used to chip with a small gas powered one which too clogged easily. Now pay about $30 to the county once a year to pick up a pile - any size as long as branches are not larger than 4" in diameter...
Forum: Shops, Jigs, Fixtures & Tools 08-28-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By BRobbins629
Very cool Skip - I already have an indexing wheel...

Very cool Skip - I already have an indexing wheel for my metal lathe made years ago by JohnnyCNC, but really like the idea of the socket and nut. Won't use it for this, but I'm sure it will come in...
Forum: Segmenting 08-27-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,927
Posted By BRobbins629
I used a homemade cap from Delrin for the screws...

I used a homemade cap from Delrin for the screws which I chose as Charlie said to avoid glue sticking. Truth be told, it may not be the best material as sometimes it wants to stick to the wood just...
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 08-08-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,407
Posted By BRobbins629
You can be in my guild anytime! A true work of...

You can be in my guild anytime! A true work of art.
Forum: Show Off Your Pens! 08-06-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,697
Posted By BRobbins629
It's a real beauty Doc! Love that material.

It's a real beauty Doc! Love that material.
Forum: Segmenting 08-01-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,927
Posted By BRobbins629
I have used both CA and Epoxy for wood - both...

I have used both CA and Epoxy for wood - both seem to work. Haven't tried aluminum yet.
Forum: Casual Conversation 07-24-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By BRobbins629
Just doing our part...

Just doing our part...
Forum: Segmenting 07-17-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,927
Posted By BRobbins629
I get everything except this one. Is it just to...

I get everything except this one. Is it just to check that the insert is the correct thickness? Making inserts with a uniform thickness is the part I have the most issues with. I'm probably going...
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