Bullet Pens

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Project by scopemonkey posted 01-05-2010 05:54 AM 2207 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Having fun with different materials and slim line kits.

The first pen is a nickel .308 cartridge with deer antler in chrome
The second pen is a nickel .308 cartridge with deer antler in gun metal
The third pen is a brass .308 cartridge with Indian River Buffalo horn with Snakewood accents in gold.

These were fun to make (once I got the smell out of the shop….)

-- GSY from N. Idaho

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#1 posted 01-05-2010 06:48 AM

wow these are cool!! I want one! do you sell these?

-- -- With the right tools and material you are only limited by your imagination--

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#2 posted 01-05-2010 06:49 AM

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#3 posted 01-05-2010 06:56 AM

Monte…sure do. I don’t know if its kosher to plug my website on LJ, but there’s a link here to purchase. Thanks for the comment.

-- GSY from N. Idaho

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#4 posted 01-05-2010 05:23 PM

I keep hearing that lathing horns is smelly business. I have not done but wanted to try this, hope that the smell does not linger to bad. Might wait till spring so I can open up the shop.

-- Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.

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#5 posted 01-06-2010 12:40 AM

//Very cool pens, me likey.

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

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#6 posted 01-12-2010 08:41 PM

I’m just getting started in this whole woodworking thing. I’m anticipating buying a lathe to learn how to turn pens. I really like your design here. My brother-in-law served over 20 yrs in the military and I would to be able to learn how to make a pen like this to give to him. Any pointers?

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