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Buckeye Burl Euro Screw Cap Pen

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Project by ShannonRogers posted 10-14-2008 06:47 AM 2307 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is the pen that I made in my latest turning project podcast. I discussed the parts and supplies needed in last week’s podcast available on The Renaissance Woodworker. The follow up video is compiling now and should be up on the site and iTunes within the hour.

This pen is made from some unique and stunning Buckeye Burl. I love this wood. Every time I turn it I am struck dumb by it’s beauty. A blank like this is why I turn pens!

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#1 posted 10-14-2008 01:06 PM

That is a sweetheart of a pen. Nice work.

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#2 posted 10-14-2008 01:36 PM

Buckeye burl is one of my favorite stocks for pens also. Well done Shannon. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#3 posted 10-14-2008 01:48 PM

Excellent work and great choice of wood. I’ve not used the buckeye Burl before, do you have a favorite supplier? Did you use micro mesh?
Thanks for posting,
Doug

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#4 posted 10-14-2008 03:00 PM

Man, that is beautiful. If I learn to do this, any chance I could be struck smart?

Thanks for posting this!

-- There's no tool like an old tool...

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#5 posted 10-14-2008 03:04 PM

Some beautiful Wood Shannon. A very nice selection.

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#6 posted 10-14-2008 05:06 PM

Shannon,

That little bit of wood has a lot going on inside. Leads to a beautiful pen. I’ll be watching your vid over my lunch hour. :-)

Michael

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