Freedom Pens

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Project by TheDane posted 08-20-2012 05:30 PM 1486 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I turned out a batch of 25 Freedom Pens this weekend and got them ready to mail back to the project administrators.

These are a mix of hard maple and red oak, all finished with O.B.’s Shine Juice.

I think turning pens is a good skill-building exercise. These were done with the lathe running at 4000rpm, using an oval skew for the bulk of the work, and a 1/2” curved skew for some of the finer details.


-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#1 posted 08-20-2012 05:50 PM

Nice work Gerry.

-- Bert

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#2 posted 08-20-2012 07:14 PM

Very Nice work!
Great looking pens!
I think it is great what you are doing for our Men and Women in service.
Great job and thanks for sharing and for your service.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#3 posted 08-20-2012 09:03 PM

To freedom! Cheers!

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#4 posted 08-20-2012 09:36 PM

Thank you for supporting Freedom Pens!!

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#5 posted 08-20-2012 10:20 PM

Thank you for supporting our men and women.

-- Raymond, Charlotte, NC -------- Demonstrate the difference!

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