Search:

Type: Posts; User: Jim Watkins; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    17
    Views
    3,272

    Steve, I think they look beautiful. Nice choice...

    Steve, I think they look beautiful. Nice choice of material. It turned out really nice.

    The only thing that would concern me would be the base being so small, but that is because I live in...
  2. Replies
    7
    Views
    2,049

    Thanks Jim. As a woodworker we are always happy...

    Thanks Jim. As a woodworker we are always happy when gifts are well received. The ones I gave out this year are on my co-workers desks all over my office so I can see those were well appreciated...
  3. Replies
    7
    Views
    2,049

    Hi guys. Thanks for the kind comments. As to...

    Hi guys. Thanks for the kind comments. As to the finish, all were done with a high friction polish at about 2300 rpms. No colors added.

    The inside is shown below. the side with the recess is...
  4. Replies
    7
    Views
    2,049

    Christmas Turnings

    Hi Everyone,
    I don't post often but I spent considerable time in the shop making Christmas presents this holiday season and wanted to share some pics with you. I was not sure what to do so I turned...
  5. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,189

    I like it. Been thinking about making one of...

    I like it. Been thinking about making one of those. Did you run into any issues you could advise us about?
  6. Replies
    22
    Views
    6,904

    I made one for an exulted ruler at the Elks...

    I made one for an exulted ruler at the Elks Lodge. This was made from Brazilian Cherry. It looked great after it was done. The Striker was the wood. Then I used a high gloss poly urethane finish.
  7. Replies
    2
    Views
    1,023

    Thanks so much Chuck. I'll be using then soon. ...

    Thanks so much Chuck. I'll be using then soon. I appreciate your help.
  8. Replies
    2
    Views
    1,023

    Backgammon CDR

    Hi everyone,
    It's been a while since I posted but I was wondering if someone had a CDR of a backgammon board to share? My daughter has asked me to make one and I thought I would ask before I did a...
  9. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,903

    Those are awesome Ronald. Did you write your own...

    Those are awesome Ronald. Did you write your own plans up or go on the fly?

    I like the spiral design but like the narrow base on the right for the shape.
  10. Replies
    19
    Views
    2,676

    If it is not against the rules, IM me and I have...

    If it is not against the rules, IM me and I have the article and I can send it to you. If not, my apologies.
  11. Replies
    19
    Views
    2,676

    Nice job Jon, I made about 20 of these in...

    Nice job Jon,
    I made about 20 of these in different wood and shapes for Christmas last year. If I can find the photos I'll post them. I enjoyed making this project.
  12. Thanks for the reply Roger. Do you have some...

    Thanks for the reply Roger. Do you have some pictures you can post of some of the other projects? I love the Civil War Era and this is really interesting.
  13. Dale, really awesome looking set. Been wanting...

    Dale, really awesome looking set. Been wanting to do set someday.

    Roger, can anyone join in the fun or only those from your club?
  14. Replies
    22
    Views
    2,494

    It's not woodworking related, but on Aug 21st of...

    It's not woodworking related, but on Aug 21st of 2017 is a total solar eclipse visible in the midwest as well as across the entire USA. If your going on a vacation, I would add that to your list of...
  15. Replies
    32
    Views
    5,272

    Just curious Roger why you recommend not using...

    Just curious Roger why you recommend not using drywall screws? I have been using them on small bowls and they seem to work good.

    Thanks
  16. Hey Martin, Can you share your settings? I...

    Hey Martin,
    Can you share your settings? I never thought of this. Nice idea guys.
  17. Replies
    25
    Views
    2,757

    For any body who is interested it is March 2008...

    For any body who is interested it is March 2008 issue of WOOD.
  18. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,510

    Tim, Beautiful Goblet. I'd love to have...

    Tim,
    Beautiful Goblet. I'd love to have something like that on my desk at work. Great job.
  19. Replies
    352
    Views
    46,232

    please opt me in Keith...

    please opt me in Keith...
  20. Thread: Auto Focus

    by Jim Watkins
    Replies
    22
    Views
    3,833

    I didn't have any problem with mine except it got...

    I didn't have any problem with mine except it got in the way when trying to engrave during rotatory tool usage.

    I removed mine and have been happy to just manually focus.
  21. Replies
    5
    Views
    2,224

    Thanks for the advice guys, I think I will take...

    Thanks for the advice guys, I think I will take Jeff's advice and stay away from the ellsworth for now. I'll try the setting you suggest Jeff and go from there.

    Thanks guys.
  22. Replies
    5
    Views
    2,224

    Attention TORMEK Users

    I have a question regarding bowl gouge settings.

    I am really new to turning bowls and have had a few setbacks with catching the wood when approaching the project. I think part of my problem is...
  23. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,004

    THanks for the comments guys. Sid, how did...

    THanks for the comments guys.

    Sid, how did the bandsaw work for resawing? what did you have to do to dial it in and tune it up? I also ordered the 6" riser. Didn't seem smart not to order...
  24. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,004

    First Pens... How'd I do?

    Hi everyone. I'm new to the turning forum but not to the Creek. I usually hang out in the engraving forum but have recently unpacked my delta mini lathe to get back to work.
    I turned about 25 pens...
  25. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,213

    Jeff, It's not really a problem but the way the...

    Jeff,
    It's not really a problem but the way the epilog works. What I do is vector cut a scrap piece of wood at 100% and it usually fires in a few seconds.

    There is a "tickle" but I don't...
Results 1 to 25 of 188
Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4