Gear shift pens

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Project by CalumetWoodworks posted 06-08-2015 02:17 PM 1538 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally was able to order some of the gearshift pen kits from PSI and picked up the 3 pen sample pack. I had a really nice Fiji blank from WoodCraft that I wanted to use for one of them. I also decided to pair another one with an african blackwood blank I had laying around. I made a few more pens but those are 100% acrylic and I don’t want to “dirty the waters” of LJ by putting non-wood related projects up! :) (for those who didn’t catch it, that was my attempt at on-line humor).

Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 06-08-2015 08:03 PM

Very nice looking pens, I like the shifter mechanism for advancing the refill, that is unique.
Can the shift mechanism stay in all 6 positions? is the refill extended in the middle positions?

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#2 posted 06-09-2015 12:53 PM

The shifter mechanism can stay in all 6 positions but it only extends the the refill in the bottom two. Plus, I don’t write any faster in any gear! ;)

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