Recent content by Peter Huckstep

  1. Peter Huckstep

    Not cutting diamond tips off

    Lloyd Thank you. That is what I needed to see and found where my mistakes were at. Will try again next time Im in my shop. I found that I needed to take more out of the center as with the SW design.
  2. Peter Huckstep

    09 - Using Lamination PRO with Segment PRO

    Got it and see where I made my mistake. I have just been using slide. Using the SW method removes more of the center to increase the outer part of the surrounding area of the diamond. Will give it a try next time I am in the shop. I knew it was possible but missed that step somehow. Very...
  3. Pet Urn #1

    Pet Urn #1

    Here is a pet urn I made from brazilian cherry flooring that was given to me. The man that gave the wood showed me a pathetic cedar box he had his past pet in, so as a thank you to him for giving me the lumber, I made this urn for his pet
  4. Peter Huckstep

    Thickness

    Most things I build are 1/4" thick on average. I have made a few smaller items that were less than 1/8" and was scared it would blow apart. Usually when I get much less that 1/4' i start getting vibrations and chatter in the wood I am cutting especially on larger bowls and tall hollow forms...
  5. Peter Huckstep

    Not cutting diamond tips off

    I have made several diamond designs using Lamination Pro and have the same issue with each one when building the design. I always have an issue that I am cutting the points off of my diamonds. How do you either in layout or in cutting setup prevent cutting tip of diamond off or get the outer...
  6. Peter Huckstep

    Best way to get SEL from fence

    I use the wedgie sled and came up with a way to quickly get my SEL set accurately every time. I cut a strip of wood the same size as my fence and thickness of my saw blade shown in the photos. I tape it on so I am able to get an accurate measurement as it is the take out for the blade thickness...
  7. Second Urn

    Second Urn

    An Urn I made for a close friends family
  8. Peter Huckstep

    My Second Urn

    A close friends wife past away and I felt I needed to do something special for his family. I got to work and made this urn. I don't think its bad for my second urn. I added a threaded lid for ease of opening and closing and some chatter work to the lid.
  9. Peter Huckstep

    New Segmented Woodturner

    Hi, My name is Peter Huckstep and I have been turning a little over a year. I have made pens and very small boxes as I had only a mini lathe. I have moved up and just purchased a full size lathe so now can move on to turn larger segmented items even though I enjoy the small things. It is...
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