Today I’ll walk you through the process of turning a carbon fiber Jr. Gentleman’s rollerball pen. First, you’ll need: Lathe Bandsaw or other saw Belt/disk sander or barrel trimmer Pen mandrel scraper or carbide tool Jr. Gentlemen’s Pen Kit (I used the black titanium kit) Jr. Gentlemen’s Bushings Carbon Fiber Blanks (or other material for body […]
Injury is an all too real danger for woodworkers regardless of the tool being used. I’m very excited to share with you a product that improves the safety and accuracy of woodworking. Up for review is the GRR-RIPPER GR100 from Micro Jig. Out of the gate, I was impressed by the great packaging and very […]
If you open the lower blade door on the Rikon 14″ bandsaw, you’ll see the faintest evidence of a dust collection port. I lived with the mediocre performance of this setup for over two years, and then one day I’d had enough. Surgery was very quick as my patient did not require anesthesia. Remove the […]
It didn’t actually take me until now to use the saw, just until now to post this video. I’ve had lots of friends and family want to see the beast in action, so here it is. The little piece that kicks back on the second pass was like a missile! Thank goodness it […]
For those of you that have used a table saw whose rip fence isn’t quite straight, you know how frustrating it can be. Here’s the run down on how I added a new surface to true up the fence on my Walker Turner 1180b.