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Journey into Woodturning #51: Buckeye Burl Jr. Zen Pen

04-06-2021 02:07 PM by MovingChips | 1 comment »

This weeks video was about the amount of time it takes to make a Jr. Zen Pen and the wood I used. Buckeye burl I have heard about being used in many applications and thought, sure a pen. As I was turning the wood, I was beginning to think I got a bad selection of wood. The punky soft wood was getting pretty bad with tear out. The more I looked at it, it seemed the wood wasn’t tearing out as much as it was getting pushed over! I switched to sanding and that went well and fast. It wasn’t until I was editing the video and I looked up the hardness of buckeye… there are two types of buckeye and one is very close to the hardness of maple and the other is softer than pine. I think I got th...

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