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Step by Step Acetate Pen Turning #2: Turning the blanks

03-08-2010 09:56 AM by FrankoManini | 0 comments »

The last entry in this series closed with the blanks setting overnight for the epoxy to cure. After this is complete, the ends of the blanks need to be squared to the same axis as the brass ferrules. This is achieved using a drill that is sized to the inside diameter of the ferrules, which is topped with a 4 winged cutter head. The drill is square to the cutter head, and the ferrule aligns the bit to the axis. Don’t overdo the drilling here. You can inadvertently erode the ID of th...

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Step by Step Acetate Pen Turning #1: Preparing the blank

03-07-2010 06:51 PM by FrankoManini | 0 comments »

Turning pens is a lot of fun, and a great way to practice lathe skills while making something beautiful. This step by step will cover the essential elements of selecting the style and material for the pen, preparing the blank, and mounting it on th lathe. I don’t turn many pens. Usually when I do, it’s for a specific reason or an special someone, so I don’t batch them out like a lot of guys do. Not that there is anything wrong with that, because if you’re trying ...

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