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The Saga of Pen #22 #3: Last Day

08-10-2013 08:02 PM by TheDane | 4 comments »

This is assembly day … one by one, I assemble and test the pens. I use a pen press I bought a couple of years ago from Grizzly. Note the numbered wooden blocks being used for spacers. This pen press actually has a Bristol Lever (ratchet handle) that can be used, but it got cracked at some point, and broke while I was just starting to assemble a batch of pens, so I knocked out the wooden spacers to get by until I could get a replacement. No local suppliers stock metric levers and knobs, so it took a week or so before I could source and order one. In the meantime, I got used to spacer blocks and prefer them … they are actually faster. I follow pretty much a standard proced...

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