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Project by Mainiac Matt posted 08-04-2018 08:47 PM 955 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally managed to make my first pens

Slim Line in Bloodwood
Pioneer in Rosewood
Manhatten in Mahogony

All sanded to a high polish with micro-mesh and finished with a couple coats of CA glue.

I can see how this could become addictive

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam





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Andybb

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#1 posted 08-04-2018 09:20 PM

I’m new at it too. It seems to be as addictive as crack! Check out this review I did as an alternative to regular CA.

Also, if you haven’t already, check out IAP. Kinda like lj for pen turners.

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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lightcs1776

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#2 posted 08-04-2018 09:26 PM

Very nice, Matt. You are officially hooked.There’s no going back now.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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GR8HUNTER

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#3 posted 08-04-2018 10:04 PM

some very nice looking pens you have made there Matt …. GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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Jerry

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#4 posted 08-04-2018 11:03 PM

Very nice!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#5 posted 08-04-2018 11:36 PM

I like them all with the Manhattan being my favorite!

-- God bless, Candy

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pottz

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#6 posted 08-05-2018 12:59 AM

yes it fun,and very addictive.made a few hundred myself and have enough pen blanks to last the rest of my life-lol.you did a nice job on those.the biggest problem making all the pens is what to do with them.enjoy.

-- 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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Festus56

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#7 posted 08-05-2018 03:26 AM

Good job Matt. Those are nice. Could be worse addictions than pens.

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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woodbutcherbynight

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#8 posted 08-05-2018 03:06 PM

Nice work!!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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James E McIntyre

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#9 posted 08-09-2018 06:11 PM

Congratulations on a wonderful job on you first pens.

-- James E McIntyre

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