Dunked some dye stabilized deer antler in resin and made a bolt action pen. Overall, it was a pretty fun project!
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!
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!
In this episode, we cast some debris from Hurricane Irma into turning blanks.
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!
Mixed material glow in the dark snowflake ornament combining wood, 3D printing and resin casting. I love these mash-ups!!
In this episode of Dunkin Junk, we cast some double dye stabilized buckeye burl and aluminum honeycomb, and the resulting pen blanks were outstanding!
The possibilities are endless when you combine the precision of 3D printing and resin casting! Check out how I merged the two to create a pinstripe pen blank.
This year's Woodworkers Fighting Cancer project is resin cast memory frames, a fun project to make and it's for a good cause. Plus we are going to auction them off and send the proceeds to the Las Vegas Victim's Fund.
A razor handle made out of a blank with embedded skull beads, definitely a fun project!! Happy shaving =D
Turned up my first bottle opener using a crepe myrtle and Alumilite resin! This was a fun project, and super quick and easy to make too.
Should you turn blanks right away or give the a few days before diving in? I explain why it's best to wait in this video.
In this Dunkin Junk Live replay we made some cholla cactus Alumilite blanks!
For this project, I made a lamp out of a walnut bowl blank and an Alumilite resin cast pinecone blank. Super fun project and pretty easy to make too!
Shredded money cast in Alumilite resin makes for some pretty cool looking turning blanks!! In this video I show how I cast the blanks and turned a pen with one of the blanks.
Had to try casting duck feathers in Alumilite, and surprisingly it worked pretty well!