First bud vase I've turned, and it was a really fun project... especially when it's a crazy pasta blank!
Aluminum honeycomb for resin casting, in stock and ready to rock!
Creating the colored pencil jar, setup and casting.
Colored pencils suspended in Alumilite! This project was a blast to make, and it's a pretty simple project to turn. Watch for the epic fail while I was parting off the piece =D
Dye stabilized shop towels dunked in resin, easy project and awesome looking blanks!
A hatchet handle made out of epoxy and firehose, it looks good and chops wood!
A koa wood and resin hybrid lidded box. I'm calling it "Guava Jelly"
It's important to properly store and know the shelf life of your casting resins. In this Quick Tips video, I cover the important points of both.
Finally upgraded to a full size lathe! Check out the unboxing and setup process on it, plus first shavings.
Quick Shop Update on the results of our fundraising efforts for Hurricane Irma victims, as well as an overview of my new-ebook and some stickers too.
The simple checklist of supplies you need to start resin casting.
First attempt at making a micarta turning blank, and I used firehose as the material! I made a Sierra style pen out of the blank, and the experiment was a success!
Lots of scales will work for resin casting, but there are some must-have features depending on what you plan to make
In this episode, we cast some debris from Hurricane Irma into turning blanks.
The 2017 Holiday Giveaway winners have been announced!
I tried making another 3D printed snowflake ornament, and this time I used 5 minute epoxy rather than CA glue to seal the wood off. Huge difference!
The 2017 Holiday Giveaway is on! Make sure to get entered before December 15 for your chance to win one of 10 awesome prizes from TurnTex Woodworks, Turners Warehouse, Tommy G Tools, and NV Woodwerks.
Mixed material glow in the dark snowflake ornament combining wood, 3D printing and resin casting. I love these mash-ups!!
With winter knocking on the door, the temperature in the shop is dropping. In this video, I cover some of the problems that can occur when resin casting in cooler temperatures as well as some recommendations for minimum temperatures to work in.
In this episode of Dunkin Junk, we cast some double dye stabilized buckeye burl and aluminum honeycomb, and the resulting pen blanks were outstanding!