Stabilized Crosscut Spalted Maple Bolt Action Pen for DIY Tyler

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Project by gotwoodworkshop posted 08-10-2017 03:15 PM 2449 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just posted this video to my YouTube channel showing how I make a Bolt Action pen for DIY Tyler out of some cross cut spalted maple I stabilized and dyed orange.

I love the way this pen came out and am super happy with the blank, the cross cut maple looks amazing! Let me know what you guys think! Check out some of my other videos and subscribe while you’re there, thank you for watching!


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#1 posted 08-10-2017 06:58 PM

i agree thats a gorgeous pen,nice job matt.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#2 posted 08-10-2017 08:47 PM

That’s a beautiful looking pen Matt. I love the colors. I have to learn how to stabilize wood soon.

-- Ashley, Alabama, Instagram - @handmadewithashley,,

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#3 posted 08-11-2017 03:26 PM

This is a beautiful pen. You did a fine job on this project.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 08-11-2017 08:27 PM

I’d be interested in a video on how you stabilized and dyed the blank. It really looks nice.

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#5 posted 08-16-2017 09:23 AM

nice work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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