Don't Take My Pen!

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Project by clieb91 posted 03-26-2012 01:08 AM 2278 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project kind of goes along with the pens that I posted this morning. I am actually selling them at the park where I work. Ironically I am also the person that buys office supplies, and every month I have to buy another box of pens for the front desk. So in an effort to hang on to a pen at the front desk for longer then a day I wanted to come up with a security pen.
What you see is what I came up with. Like the pen the wood is from the park, a piece of cherry I had laying around the shop. I picked up the chain and the links at a craft store and attached them to a loop from a 7mm Christmas ornament kit that I still had left over. I will secure it to the front counter by means of heavy duty double stick tape. The other great thing about this is it gets a sample of the pens for sale into the hand of anyone filling out a membership or signing a credit card slip.

I am certainly going to make at least one more of these for me to use at the craft fairs in the fall. perhaps a few others.

Thanks as always for looking.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#1 posted 03-26-2012 02:36 AM

Cool idea….also, let me know how you used the food coloring for the other pens. What’s the recipie?

-- Save every piece of scrap, the best things come from what others cast aside --

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#2 posted 03-26-2012 03:31 AM

Great idea.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#3 posted 03-26-2012 05:51 AM

Very Nice Project!!

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#4 posted 03-27-2012 12:31 AM

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#5 posted 04-12-2012 01:00 PM

Man that is a sweet idea. I think with the right crowd these would sell well.

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#6 posted 09-28-2012 03:18 AM

very cool and a great solution to a problem too,

The ever so often “borrowed pen”

Let me know if you have a page with ordering details. I am interested in ordering one if possible for a price of course, good work should be paid for.

Thanks for the message.

-- "So many little time..." Psalm 23

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