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Project by Jacksdad posted 07-30-2018 11:21 PM 1078 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Slim Line Venetian Red acrylic pen from Woodcraft. I tried using carbide tools for turning acrylic, but I like using a sharp 1/2” spindle gouge turned on its side with either a push or pull cut. I wet sand from 220 grit to 1,500 grit then use Hut polish, that bottle of polish is probably a lifetime supply. Then I use a shop made pen press to put it together. I like making acrylic pens better than wood ones.





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recycle1943

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#1 posted 07-30-2018 11:41 PM

Good looking pen

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 07-31-2018 12:21 AM

nice pen,buddy

-- bambi

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 07-31-2018 12:32 AM

Excellent pen!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 07-31-2018 04:12 AM

Looks grear

-- Sandon

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#5 posted 07-31-2018 09:21 AM

Nice turning -good work!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 07-31-2018 07:12 PM

This is a very nice pen and you did a fine job on it.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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