Taking a crack at pen-turning

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Project by knotheadswoodshed posted 01-27-2014 09:06 PM 1412 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

What to do with all the cool scraps laying around the shop?
Make a pen or 2 of course!
1st is an Amboyna burl and the other is some awesome spalted maple.
This was a nice change from box making.

-- Randy - "I dont make mistakes, I make design change opportunities"

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#1 posted 01-27-2014 10:47 PM

Nice job! love the amboyna burl, classy wood. little cold up there I hear : )

-- Dave, Kansas City

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#2 posted 01-28-2014 03:27 AM

thanks Dave, judging by the overwhelming lack of responses to my post I’m guessing I should stick with

yep, a nice balmy -13 today, tomorrow we are expecting a heat wave ..only -1 for the high.

-- Randy - "I dont make mistakes, I make design change opportunities"

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#3 posted 01-28-2014 04:34 AM

I like them! They look real nice. Wish I had nice scraps like that.
Keep showing them off.

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James

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#4 posted 01-28-2014 08:00 PM

Great looking pens. One scrap is another project, you proved that. The finish is beautiful.

-- When All Else Fails ... Hit Delete

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#5 posted 01-31-2014 05:22 PM

Both pens look elegant. The blanks are gorgeous and perfect with the kits. Great fit and awesome finish.

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