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Project by Karson posted 05-23-2009 04:07 AM 1717 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I told the story about where the 391 pen blanks came from in this blog

So for a pay forward – that doesn’t sound right. So for a pay back – That sounds even worse.

Anyways for the two people who were instrumental in me getting the Cherry burl – The farmer and the wood worker who offered it to me – I made them each a 391 Pen.

The first two picture is left and right of pen 1, the next two are left and right of pen 2.

The last picture is the 3 – 391 pens that I’ve made.

The 391Challenge entry is here.
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-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]





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lew

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#1 posted 05-23-2009 04:23 AM

Beautiful Pens, Karson!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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cabinetmaster

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#2 posted 05-23-2009 04:28 AM

Great looking pens Karson. Nice challenge you got going there.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#3 posted 05-23-2009 12:47 PM

Feel like adorning my shirt with one of them. They are so good.
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#4 posted 05-23-2009 01:18 PM

Nice! Three more beauties.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#5 posted 05-23-2009 03:14 PM

Another beauty Karson, man of many talents.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#6 posted 05-23-2009 07:13 PM

Nice job, my friend.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Napaman

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#7 posted 05-25-2009 11:09 PM

so cool…they will cherrish them…and i wonder what wood they will offer next??? of course thats not why you made them the pens…they turned out great…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#8 posted 05-25-2009 11:42 PM

Very nice work pens for a king

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Karson

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#9 posted 05-26-2009 01:03 AM

Thank you guys. My friend said he though that he has a few more Cherry Burls. If I get them I’ll definetely have to try a bowl. Of have Jeff the woodwhacker make me one.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#10 posted 05-28-2009 04:53 AM

Very nice work Karson. Great colours.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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