Beginning Pen Making #2: Part 2, Making a wood Slimline Pen

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Blog entry by Schimmel posted 09-05-2012 04:58 PM 6450 reads 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here is part to of the beginner series. Thanks for watching.

-- Chad, Gilbert AZ and

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Bob A in NJ

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#1 posted 09-09-2012 12:15 AM

Very informative and well documented process. I have 2 suggestions, cocobolo is easy to turn and finishes beautiful but many people have allergic reactions, poison ivy type reactions. I don’t turn it anymore do to this. I also use the Mylands finish but use the EEE polish 1st as a base coat. This makes the top coat even more glossy. Thanks for doing this series. Bob

-- Bob A in NJ

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#2 posted 09-09-2012 07:51 PM

Bob, Thanks for the great info. I have had a few people tell me about the reaction to cocobolo so I will mention it in a future video. I’m lucky enough to have not had a reaction so I use it all the time. Good to know on the Mylands finish as well. Thanks again.

-- Chad, Gilbert AZ and

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