LumberJocks

pens

  • Advertise with us
Project by James posted 03-23-2009 03:22 AM 1070 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
pens
pens No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

I bought a lathe but havent had much time to use it with. Here are a few pens i did and i hope that i get some more time to play with it now that I got my house. There is so much to do on it so all my woodworking has been put on hold. I hope to start posting more often. There is a spalted maple cedar and cherry. For now im just making slim line pens until i get a better hang of them. Any suggestions id be happy to hear.





2 comments so far

View Profist_of_Doom's profile

Profist_of_Doom

28 posts in 3961 days


#1 posted 03-23-2009 05:19 AM

Really nice pens, practice makes perfect!
Here’s some 7mm grip pens i made when i got better

-- To each his(or her!) own!

View chucklandry's profile

chucklandry

52 posts in 4006 days


#2 posted 03-29-2009 02:25 PM

Great job on your first pens. Be sure to keep at least one of these and put it away in a safe place then look back at that pen after a year or so. You’ll be amazed how much you progress and learn different technics along the way. You can really get creative with slimline pens, check out a couple of my projects with slimlines:
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/14351
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/14198
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/15059
Practice with scrap wood and what I learned along the way is if a blank doesn’t turn out just right I turn it all the way down to the tube, clean it off and use it again. Have fun, relax with the tools and let your imagination take hold!

-- Chuck, Breaux Bridge, LA

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com