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Project by Kent512 posted 06-13-2010 06:00 AM 1082 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Took an hour from never having touched a lathe before to finished thanks to help from the nice people at woodcraft. I was told the wood is tulip. The finish is what he called a friction finish. Never used it before but it was darn quick, some sort of wax I imagine.

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#1 posted 06-13-2010 07:32 AM

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#2 posted 06-13-2010 10:29 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks Kent, the addiction begins! Great looking pen, you will get plenty of ideas surfing this site on next projects to make, have fun and make the most of it.

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#3 posted 06-13-2010 12:02 PM

Great pen. I guessd there goes anotherone bit by the pen monster. He will never let you go now!!

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#4 posted 06-13-2010 06:44 PM

nice looking pen…good job

-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............

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#5 posted 06-14-2010 03:35 AM

Thanks for the greetings guys. Eagle, I think the turning monster got me. I started researching lathes when I got home

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