Customer Comments

We should all be very thankful for this man here on earth .I have bought many times from Curtis and will continue to do so in the future. What you get here is great customer service and a great product with fast shipping ,now how can you beat that .Hats off to you and your staff. I am a customer for life. Thank You So Much. Tom :)
Tom Slaski
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I recently ordered some cactus juice and dye from Curtis. The items came very quickly in the mail. I have been pleased with every transaction I have had with TurnTex.
Ryan M.
Dallas, Texas
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Curtis is a super nice guy and very knowledgeable...gave me tips on which pump to buy...really appreciate it. I highly recommend his cactus juice awesome stuff. Also, fast delivery.
Leonel De Anda
Edinburg, Texas
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The stabilizing resin was very much as-advertised and what I expected it to be. I got it about two weeks ago and have since stabilized about a half-dozen batches, saving a few beautiful blanks that would have otherwise been to punky to use.
Dan Lecocq
Seattle, WA
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I purchased one of the Vacuum Chambers and the Cactus Juice and both work as advertised!! Curtis was very helpful and pleasant to work with! Prompt and fair businessman...look forward to doing more business with him in the future. \r\n\r\nThe Tutorials were very helpful as well!! \r\n\r\nThanks
Kirk Guillory
Cranfills Gap, Texas
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I received a gallon of Cactus juice within a few days of the order. I followed the included instructions which matched what everyone on YouTube was saying. I stabilized two bangle blanks and everything performed as anticipated. No surprises. the blanks turned very nicely and the product did what it was suppose to do. This was my first time stabilizing wood. Keep up the nice work.
Steve Dills
Jasper Indiana
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Got the juice but nothing in regards to additional catylst for 1/2 gallon of old juice I ask for in notes when purchase made. Oh well I will just mix 50/50 with new gallon of jiuice purchased. Guess notes written at purchase not noted but still Cactus Juice ROCKS!!! [color=red]MY COMMENTS: I replied by e-mail to the note on the order but evidently it got sent to spam so Bill did not see it. Before you can add more activator to suspected old Cactus Juice, it needs to be tested to make sure it is not curing properly. I will never send more activator without this test as it can mess things up.[/color]
Bill Lydie
Lewiston. idaho
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Quick service! I use a lot of cactus juice So its nice to be able to order and get my shipment quickly.
LaClaire's Cutlery Shoppe
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If you are interested in stabilizing or casting wood this is the place to start. I contacted Mr. Seebeck to ask several questions about this process because I did not feel that I was utilizing his product to its full potential. Mr. Seebeck walked me through everything and helped me to correct my process. He gave his expertise and experiences to shorten my learning curve without hesitation. We talked at length on many different topics other than his products. I feel that he truly cares if I am satisfied with his product. This is not something I expected when contacting him because I did not order a large quantity of his products. He made me feel like I was valued costumer even though I had placed a small order. It is very difficult to find companies with the values that Mr. Seebeck shared with me. The products that he sales are fantastic, but it is the costumer service that sets his company above the rest. I am proud to say that he has a life long costumer and I look forward to working with him for many years to come.
Toney LeQuieu
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A great person to deal with -- makes it a pleasure A great website with valuable and helpful information
Robert Ebersole
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Curtis has a great product with his Cactus Juice! I have used it to stabilize many species of wood with fantastic results. I make bangles and Xmas ornaments with stabilized spalted wood that are easy to turn and finish nicely. I am a big fan of Cactus Juice, and Curtis is really on the ball when it comes to getting your order to you pronto. Curtis, keep up the good work! Rob Roby
Rob Roby
Southern Indiana
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I have been using Cactus Juice to stabilize our burls for over three years and I love it! It's very forgiving and works very well. In a clear state it holds up its color even if you get some bleed out from a dark wood like buckeye. It also takes dyes and is great for repeated results.
asheville nc
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Great service and prompt delivery. Haven't applied the product yet, but the folks at TurnTex were very helpful with technical information and advice. ..highly recommend!
Savannah, Ga
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Cactus Juice continues to propel our business. We sell a lot of our stabilized items on Ebay and our business site. Our 100% customer rating is high as a direct result of Cactus Juice. Curtis continues to prove that he stands by his product as we often seek his advice and recommendations. Absolutely an A+ man!
Santa Rosa, California
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Curtis, thanks for your help. Was amazed at how you responded with shipping the 0 ring seals I needed. You're the man. Doing a teaching seminar next month on stabilizing duck call blanks. Hope to send you some business.
Tim Agee
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arrived in good condition. Have not tried it yet.
Dan Littleton
west Monroe! LA
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This has turned out to be a surprisingly easy process. While I don't have it all figured out yet, with Curtis' help, I feel this process will allow me to achieve a new level in my business. Nothing ventured, nothing gained and with the quality technical support here there should be very little fear. BigJim
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website was easy to navigate, ordering was simple and delivery was in good time. Overall a good online purchase experience, I will definitely order more cactus juice from Turn Tex again soon... hopefully the Canadian dollar will be doing better ;) Mark
Richmond BC, Canada
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Curtis is a pleasure to work with. A big plus is his willingness to discuss wood stabilizing with you and help wherever he can. I have used his Cactus Juice and it is great. I recently ordered a Vacuum Chamber from him and look forward to working with it.
Terry Owen
Hope Mills, NC
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Curtis delivered more than expected. I can't say enough about his products, service, and care about his customers.
James Kemp
Birmingham AL
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Great service, fast shipping, very knowledgeable. One of my favorite supplier s
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We have been working with Cactus Juice now for just over a year. We purchased the Vacuum Chamber and Cactus Juice from Turntex and love the products. The customer service that has been provided, including calls and emails has been fantastic. All of our orders have had quick shipping times. We would not hesitate to recommend Turn Tex Woodworks! Thanks Curtis for all of your help! Butch and Deb Avalanche Artisans Calgary, Allberta, Canada
Hugh MacPherson
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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I am a first-time shopper at TurnTex. The order process was simple, the support was excellent and the delivery was super fast. Thank you!!
John Fitzgerald
New Jersey
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The bottle hardened in my hot garage [color=red]My Comments: Cactus Juice needs to be kept below 85° F or this can happen. Even though there was nothing wrong with the Juice, it was replaced for Matt at no cost.[/color]
Matt de Clercq
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Great product at a fair price. Fast shipping and help with anything you need. Really glad we found Curtis to buy this from Cactus Juice from
Percy Richardson
Lufkin Texas The Knife Shop
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I have just started stabilizing various woods for pens and knife handles. I am using Cactus Juice and Alumalite dyes. I have been very satisfied both with the products and with my interactions with Turn Tex. Each shipment has been timely and accurate. I particularly have appreciated the video and instructions provided. I have been successful on each and every stabilization. And although I haven't had to call and talk to Curtis, it's nice to know he is interested in helping his customers be successful. Carl
Carl Petersen
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Great company! Love the product! Minor mistake on shipping all my items but received them shortly after! Definitely will be doing business again.
Brandon Cady
Lenexa, KS
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Curtis has always been available whenever I have called with questions. Starting out with a new process such as resin infusion for a woodworker would naturally generate questions. The products Curtis provides have never missed the mark, all were as described and of better quality than expected. Thank you Curtis for providing excellent service to go along with great resin and components.
Rick Brantley
Reedsburg, WI
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The Cactus Juice works amazingly. I've already stabilized my first two batches with it, and I couldn't be happier. Also, the general information on vacuum pumps was very helpful in selecting the one that I ended up buying. Thanks!
Josh Zinz
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Hey Curtis I appreciate the fast service of getting the resin and die to me in a timely fashion as a matter of fact it was here the next day. I had to wait for some other stuff to come in before I could get started but I think it's going to turn out great. I am sure I will be contacting you for some more in a short period of time. Thank you for all your hard work
Jake Hansen
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I bought a stabilizing chamber and cactus juice from Turn Tex and have been extremely pleased. I use this system stabilizing wood for knife making - to date I have made over 200 knives with this product and chamber. All my family buy me cactus juice for holiday gifts - I love this stuff!
Ken Hill
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Feedback for TurnTex I sculpt in clay, make silicone rubber molds, and cast my finished pieces in hydrocal plaster. Hydrocal is stronger, denser, and finer than plaster of paris, but it is still too brittle for very thin or small pieces. I bought Cactus Juice to see if it would make tiny pieces durable enough for objects that are handled or worn as jewelry. I already have a vacuum chamber for degassing mold rubber, but my first test was a super-thin piece, which absorbed the CJ all the way through without needing the vacuum. It was a success! Way more break-resistant than without the CJ. So next I used the vac on a bunch of slightly larger pieces for an upcoming solo show. Cured dry Hydrocal sinks in CJ, so no need for a weight. MANY THANKS to Curtis for inventing the stuff, and also to the lapidarists who have posted their experiences here! The fact that it works on stone is what finally convinced me to try it!
Ann Zeleny
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I can't begin to say how happy I am with this product and the great service Curtis offers. I received my cactus juice in a day or two after I ordered it. At the time I ordered it, Curtis and I talked for quite some time on the proper method of its use. He was a great help! I have already done some knife scales and finished one knife. The scales turned out great on my first try. Going to be doing a lot more business with Curtis in the future.
Craig Fox
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Curtis, as a business man, is a gem. He has always been helpful and always makes a point of getting back to you to answer your questions... even the dumb questions. His product is excellent and you can't go wrong buying from him. His honesty cannot be surpassed by any other business and he will treat you right in any circumstance. You can buy from him with confidence.
Bill Ellis
Sanger, California
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So far all of my dealings with Turntex have been very satisfactory. The cactus juice product and dyes work just like they are supposed to. Stabilizing various woods has added a whole new dimension to my knife making. The results have been stunning and my customers are amazed at the incredible way the colors bring out the characteristics of the wood grains. I couldn't be more satisfied. Thanks Curtis for showing me the way with your tutorials. Sincerely, Alan Tollefson
Alan Tollefson (\
Montrose, Colorado
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Very knowledgeable ... Received my chamber within the week of ordering. Will buy my Cactus Juice from him ...
Gerry Stover
Culloden WV
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I needed advice and a part. Part went out same day and the advice was immediate. I can't speak higher of Curtis and his co-workers. From day one just top of the line products and services. The shipping is a fast as you can expect and the product knowledge is exceptional. I am a lifelong customer. Thanks.
Thomas Walter
Central East Florida
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We have been using Cactus Juice and Curtis' chamber for 3 years now. His service is absolutely fantastic. His warranty can't be beat. Last but not least he is a man of his word. That beats any written crap that you get from some sites. Follow instruction and get perfect results every time. Jack Chaney Coos Custom Calls Coos Bay, Oregon
Coos Custom Calls
Coos Bay, Oregon
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I have a 14 x 4 vacuum chamber which I have used to stabilize pen blanks and bangle blanks. I'm very happy with the results obtained by following the directions supplied on the website. I wrap the parts in aluminum foil for the baking operation, and allow them to cool slowly, lending good results. In summary, good product, good service. I will continue to be a customer
Bill Jones
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Greetings fellow wood workers! I purchased a gallon of Cactus Juice, shipped quickly and packaged safely. It took me longer than I thought to fabricate my vacuum chamber, but once that was done I followed the directions and treated enough wood for 8 folding cribbage boards (16 pieces of 1x3x12). I used a variety of hardwoods. One of the types of wood I used is myrtle, I had two pieces in particular that I really liked because the knots and grain lines are beautiful. It also had lots of cracks as large as .03 wide. Once they were treated and I started to make cuts into the same areas where the cracks were located I was impressed at how the Cactus Juice filled the cracks and I was able to machine the features without issues. The only problem I had was with the Purple Heart wood, the Cactus Juice never set. If I remember correctly TurnTex warns about Purple Heart wood and I completely forgot that. I consider that to be "operator error" on my behalf. Purple Heart has silica and I think it doesn't allow the Cactus Juice to properly cure. I also am in the process of making cue sticks, I have about 20 blanks turned and ready for the vacuum chamber. I will be coming back to post the results of this work, I have not applied any finishes yet but I do look forward to that step!
Darryl Dawson
Fremont CA
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I have used Cactus Juice for about a year now, using it to solidify wood for turning on my Rose Engine machine.\r\nThis allows me to use woods that would have fuzzy cut edges, or otherwise not take the details of this kind of work.\r\nThe owner of Turn Tex Woodworks TAKES CARE OF BUSINESS CORRECTLY. When I made my first order, his wife had just been admitted to the Hospital, and he notified me that my order would take a few days longer to get out. No way Jose, he had an employee get it right out to me. They will ship to Hawaii by USPS, instead of FEDEX or UPS which saves me a lot of cash, and is appreciated.\r\nBTW, the product works exactly as described and is a good buy.\r\nAloha\r\n
Douglas Leote
Hilo, Hawaii
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We love Curtis and Turntex and Cactus Juice. Great people and products!
Susan Curington
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Juice proof vacuum chamber works amazingly and makes life a lot simpler. As usual cactus juice kicks a**! All my questions are answered anytime I have them and that means I'm a long term customer! Cheers
Brad J
Victoria, Canada
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Curtis offers an excellent product and offers free advice on how to use it. No problems at all.
Jax, Fl
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Great products and super service!\r\n\r\nLarry
Prairie Game Calls
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I bought some cactus juice to try on my knife scales and so far it works well I was pleased with the results.
Dale Wakeman
Oviedo FL
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Prompt shipping. Well packaged. Great product.
Nelson Custom Cues
Roches point, Ontario; Canada
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As a gunsmith, I have used the Cactus Juice for handgun stocks and knife handles with amazing results! I have not found a better product in 50 years of gun work. It's so simple to use on small projects using a brake bleeder for vacuum, toaster oven to cure, Mason jar with the vac tube cemented in the lid,that's it and the wood is sealed all for about $30! None better, I can assure you of that.
Gary Bryant
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I have been using Cactus Juice and one of Curtis' 4 inch chambers for several years now. When I heard that he had a new 6 inch chamber, I had to have one. The new chamber is everything I expected it to be and more, while the 4 inch chamber works great it limited me on the size of the blocks I could stabilize. With the 6 inch chamber I am able to stabilize larger blocks and more at one time. Being a custom knifemaker a large part of the decision process for customers is the handle material they choose for their piece, having a good assortment of stabilized blocks on hand gives them plenty of options to choose from, making my job a lot easier.
Ross Tyser
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Bought Cactus Juice to stabilize spalted maple for pen blanks. Worked as advertised. \r\n\r\nCurtis is an honest vendor. I was impressed that he refunded the difference between estimated and actual shipping charges, even though it was a small amount.
Larry R
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