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Pen Turner's Swap #3: The giant box - with pictures

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Blog entry by Nils posted 2312 days ago 892 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Actually, the box isn’t “giant” – but it’s jammed full, and pretty heavy.
The box - unopened
The first thing I find when I open it is Tim’s extensive instructions to the swappers.
Instructions
And then a sheet for each of us to fill in what we added and what we removed.
In-Out sheets for each swapper

The ream of paper!
Finally, after the ream of paper at the top, here are the blanks!
Top Layer

Top layer unpacked

More blanks!
The box started with five blanks, five pens, and five pen kits. By the time I got it, it still has five pen kits, but nine pens, and 42! blanks.
Nine pens!
I’ll be adding two pens to the box – a red and black acrylic cigar pen, and a very pretty Zebrawood Euro style.
Eight of the box's pens, plus the two I'm going to add

-- Nils Davis, Menlo Park, CA



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trifern

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#1 posted 2312 days ago

This looks like a lot of fun. I may have to get in on this. My daughter reminds me every time she comes home, “Dad, no more bowls until you make me pens.”

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Karson

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#2 posted 2312 days ago

Looks great Niles.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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ToddO

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#3 posted 2312 days ago

Wow that’s a lot of blanks Niles. It’s probably not a good idea to post a picture on the internet with your home address on it, you never know who’s looking.

-- Todd, Richfield MN

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Woodtreker

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#4 posted 2152 days ago

When are you starting the swap again…

-- Derrel Frankfort, KY

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