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by twizzstyle
Thu Oct 22, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: Wenatchee High School builds some skis
Replies: 6
Views: 2994

Wow, that was VERY cool!!! When I first started into making my first pair of skis (I was in my first year at college), I got in touch with an engineer at K2, who invited me out for a tour (they were still on Vashon at the time). I got a similar experience, with a tour of the factory, and they even g...
by twizzstyle
Mon Oct 19, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: absolute definitive answer for the hard of thinking - me!
Replies: 6
Views: 2992

If you use a circular sidecut, and pick your three widths, the center location is chosen for you. Alternatively, you can choose two of the widths, and the location of the waist (minimum width), and the third width will fall out. I, too, try to put my max thickness, sidecut waist, and boot center all...
by twizzstyle
Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:23 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Quadrax fiberglass
Replies: 6
Views: 3460

Twizzstyle you are probably right. I didn`t think too much about basic physics behind:) Now I also think it will increase bending stifness about the longitudinal axis, which may not be bad for snowboard that has the widests points at 35cm. Bending stiffness goes with the direction of the fibers. La...
by twizzstyle
Sat Oct 10, 2015 6:55 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Quadrax fiberglass
Replies: 6
Views: 3460

The lateral 90 deg fibers do not add any torsional rigidity, only the 45 deg fibers do. The 90 deg fibers will add lateral bending stiffness though, which you may want with a board that wide (but I have no idea, I only make skis, so lateral bending stiffness is never a concern)
by twizzstyle
Wed Oct 07, 2015 7:59 am
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Camber centre under foot centre?
Replies: 6
Views: 3457

My camber has always been centered at the true center of the ski. Never felt weird so I've never changed it. My thickness profile and sidecut is always centered at boot center.
by twizzstyle
Sun Oct 04, 2015 6:22 pm
Forum: Aprés Ski Building
Topic: treefrogs new shop is finally under way!
Replies: 27
Views: 15792

Your shop is looking great! My shop re-build is in the same spot as your last post - insulation in, sheet rock should start tomorrow I'm hoping.
by twizzstyle
Fri Oct 02, 2015 6:46 pm
Forum: Materials and Supplies
Topic: Perforated metal - $$$$
Replies: 7
Views: 3050

What, you're too good to spend 3 weeks on a drill press? :)
by twizzstyle
Wed Sep 30, 2015 5:54 pm
Forum: Journals: Log Your Ski Building Progress
Topic: ON3P Skis
Replies: 167
Views: 117984

Hey Scott, who makes that sandblast cabinet you've got? I'm going to be buying one for my shop at home, the one I'm looking at is a Grizzly but it's red. I'm trying to get as many white tools as I can (for brightness in the shop). Factory is looking REAL good. Always awesome to see you guys still gr...
by twizzstyle
Wed Sep 30, 2015 5:49 pm
Forum: Ski/Snowboard Design and Layup
Topic: Layup issues
Replies: 13
Views: 6017

(probably typo? GF = FG)
by twizzstyle
Wed Sep 30, 2015 5:47 pm
Forum: Yard Sale (non commercial)
Topic: Grindrite st600 base grinder for sale- Lake Tahoe
Replies: 10
Views: 4331

One ski grinder restoration was enough for one lifetime :) Hopefully my old grinder will find a good home and be brought back to life again, it wouldn't take much more than a good cleaning and a new motor.
by twizzstyle
Wed Sep 30, 2015 9:35 am
Forum: Yard Sale (non commercial)
Topic: Grindrite st600 base grinder for sale- Lake Tahoe
Replies: 10
Views: 4331

Sold :)
by twizzstyle
Tue Sep 22, 2015 7:06 am
Forum: Equipment and Tools (e.g., ski press, core profiler, etc)
Topic: Core profile table
Replies: 25
Views: 14001

Even if you want to use a router for profiling, you really ought to be planing your cores on the bottom side so it's perfectly flat. Planers are cheap, and super handy tools (not just for ski/snowboard building) Many people have been very successful with routers for profiling, but many more have str...
by twizzstyle
Mon Sep 14, 2015 12:02 pm
Forum: Yard Sale (non commercial)
Topic: Grindrite st600 base grinder for sale- Lake Tahoe
Replies: 10
Views: 4331

I will take this if you still have it. I'll send you an email.
by twizzstyle
Mon Aug 31, 2015 4:49 pm
Forum: Yard Sale (non commercial)
Topic: Grindrite st600 base grinder for sale- Lake Tahoe
Replies: 10
Views: 4331

falls wrote:Shop fire? I missed that one. Hope it wasn't too bad.
(it was. The building is ok, but everything inside got so smoked out its almost a complete loss - including my ski grinder :( )
by twizzstyle
Thu Aug 27, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: Yard Sale (non commercial)
Topic: Grindrite st600 base grinder for sale- Lake Tahoe
Replies: 10
Views: 4331

If you still have it in a couple of months, I'll be very interested. I lost my base grinder in my shop fire, but it's going to be a while still until insurance is all squared away and my shop is re-built. I'll check in with you later if you still have it.