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by martdj
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: From the steep slopes of Ohio....
Replies: 7
Views: 1741

And to complete the 80's nostalgia...... https://i.postimg.cc/N0wcNrBH/vader.jpg This is actually my third pair because I remade the Ms. Pac-Man skis due to the scissor incident. They quality of the layup has improved with each pair as I have figured out how everything likes to lay together, how muc...
by martdj
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Routing sidewalls
Replies: 10
Views: 1977

Thanks for all the useful replies and links to past threads!
by martdj
Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Routing sidewalls
Replies: 10
Views: 1977

MontuckyMadman wrote:Keep going all the way out?
Maybe its just the design of my ski, but the bit would take a chunk from the rise in the tip/tail if I did that.
by martdj
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Routing sidewalls
Replies: 10
Views: 1977

Routing sidewalls

There are a lot of posts here on skibuilders about equipment, bits, etc. used for routing or grinding a finish angle on sidewalls. I'd like to ask for people's experience with technique. I am having trouble understanding how to make a fluid transition on the ski for engaging the router bit. I am usi...
by martdj
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: From the steep slopes of Ohio....
Replies: 7
Views: 1741

From the steep slopes of Ohio....

A big "Thank You" to all the members of this forum that share their knowledge and experience so freely. I found this forum a little more than a year ago, caught the bug, and finally have something to share. These are my very first pair, a Christmas gift for my wife: Press complete with pneumatic fir...
by martdj
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Aprés Ski Building
Topic: Its so silent
Replies: 25
Views: 3624

MontuckyMadman wrote:Verify????
Do I need to get verified in some way?
by martdj
Sat Dec 22, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Aprés Ski Building
Topic: Stupid things you did when ski building
Replies: 15
Views: 6258

Ever heard of a surgeon leaving a tool inside a patient? I’ll post a journal of my first build next week. Loaded the cartridge, turn on the heat and open the air. Everything is going as planned, until........ hey? Where did I put the scissors?
by martdj
Sat Dec 22, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: Aprés Ski Building
Topic: Its so silent
Replies: 25
Views: 3624

New here. Need to log a few posts before I can post my journal with pics. Anxious to contribute and maybe help spur some activity.