Why Turn

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Blog series by MrPukaShell updated 01-30-2010 02:58 PM 2 parts 2053 reads 11 comments total

Part 1: In the beginning

01-25-2010 03:46 PM by MrPukaShell | 8 comments »

One of my friends came in one day and threw me a Craft Supply catalog to me. We were talking as I thumbed through the catalog. He asked me if I had ever made pens before and I replied “How do you make pens”. It was all over with from there. I started dreaming after reading a few articles and a couple of internet searches. Started buying pen blanks before I even had a lathe. Made a pen press as I was saving for my “Machine”. Began my daily search on Craigslist fo...

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Part 2: Why Turn #2

01-30-2010 02:58 PM by MrPukaShell | 3 comments »

A little more history. After I received my lathe (Jet Mini) I started cranking out Pens and do dads on a daily basis. I wanted to do more but I could only do so much with pen blanks. I knew I was hooked on turning when I started looking at wood in a different way. Driving around I now looked for anything I could turn. Anytime I heard a chain saw I went to see what they were cutting up. Tree trimmers were becoming my best friends. Now that I had some bigger pieces of wood I wanted to le...

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