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Silver Filigree Pen Project with vacuum chamber.

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Blog entry by Schimmel posted 774 days ago 1827 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a project I worked on where I took Sliver Filigree and worked it into a pen. The silver filigree was hand made 100%. I worked the filigree around the tube and then fixed it on to the tube. I then cast it in resin and turned as you wood any other pen.

I learned a few things along the way. I did not pick a pen kit with enough meat on the bones so to speak for the tube. the filigree even as thin as I could get it was to tall and came through during the turning process. The good thing was it still looked very cool and just made it really shinny.
Here is a video of the process.
http://youtu.be/LNWUWQhbGhs

-- Chad, Gilbert AZ www.impeccablepen.com and www.youtube.com/user/ctschimmel



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Vince

945 posts in 2013 days


#1 posted 774 days ago

Nice work, I have been itching to cast some pen blanks and when I do I’ll have to try this.

-- Vince

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ineedathis

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#2 posted 773 days ago

Great filigree work, love the contrast.

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