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Forum: Introductions 07-11-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By sru_tx
Welcome! Furniture maker located in the...

Welcome!
Furniture maker located in the Heights area.
Looks like you're located in EaDo?

steve
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-28-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By sru_tx
wow! thanks for all of the great input! ...

wow! thanks for all of the great input!

Being new to sheet metal work (frankly all metalwork), I don't have a sense of how much stretching and shrinking is possible. Starting with a conical...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-27-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By sru_tx
I had the same thought about spinning but don't...

I had the same thought about spinning but don't have the equipment to spin it. Not worth the time and money to make equipment for a single piece. On top of that, it's a skill that is not easily...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-27-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By sru_tx
Large flared cone shape: how?

I haven't posted in a while as I have been sidetracked on a historic house reno. Finally getting back to things I enjoy making.

I had someone contact me about making a table base that was...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-13-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,217
Posted By sru_tx
I use the chord/height measurement a lot when I'm...

I use the chord/height measurement a lot when I'm bending tubes on my ring roller. I use a 48" metal ruler as my chord with a small 12" rule at the 24" mark. Very accurate and fast and can do it...
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 01-21-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,557
Posted By sru_tx
I think it depends on your plan of use. I...

I think it depends on your plan of use.

I just bought a Harbor Freight version with a coupon for less the $80. My plan was to get some inexpensive dimple dies to pair with the die holes. I have...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-18-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,315
Posted By sru_tx
Bill, that's an interesting site. Cool tool that...

Bill, that's an interesting site. Cool tool that I didn't know existed.

While looking around on the site I found circle fly cutters and an adjustable circle cutter using a drill/rotary tool.
...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-18-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,315
Posted By sru_tx
thanks Jim. That's a very reasonable price.

thanks Jim. That's a very reasonable price.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-11-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,315
Posted By sru_tx
Thanks Eddie! I went to Metalman's youtube...

Thanks Eddie!

I went to Metalman's youtube channel and immediately found some useful videos that fit my present budget.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbH_TU3FDx8
...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-10-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,315
Posted By sru_tx
Thanks Stefan/septimus. I had seen that set but I...

Thanks Stefan/septimus. I had seen that set but I felt $500 for the set is a bit more than I want to spend for a "unitasker". Even if I pick a range from small to large i'm approaching $300. They...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-10-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,315
Posted By sru_tx
Dimple die vs. bead roller

Hey Y'all!
I've been sidetracked on a house reno but am soon returning to my furniture making and have some sheet metal ideas I want to explore. I'm leaning towards a modern look, some aircraft...
Forum: Introductions 06-27-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By sru_tx
A few pics of my pieces. I started welding and...

A few pics of my pieces. I started welding and metalworking less than 2 yrs ago and furniture design for about a year.
Helix display shelf
42238
"77" Barstool with tubes bent on diagonal dies and...
Forum: Introductions 06-26-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By sru_tx
True but I can't remember ever burning my fingers...

True but I can't remember ever burning my fingers woodworking. I've burnt my fingers too many times absentmindedly picking up a piece... i'm learning :D
Forum: Introductions 06-26-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By sru_tx
Intro from TX

Hello,
My name is Steve and I'm located in Houston, TX.

I'm a recovering electrical engineer. After 25+ years, I wanted to try something different... and that I did. Dog training for a couple...
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