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391challenge pen #4: It's Done!!!

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Blog entry by jeffthewoodwacker posted 05-24-2009 11:54 PM 555 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Took a little break and then went back to the shop to finish up the 391challenge cherry burl pen. Here we go right off the mandrall and ready to assemble.

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Challenge391 cherry burl pen assembled. Top is a piece of spalted willow from Steve that I glued onto part of the cherry burl blank from Karson – east meets west! Bottom is the rest of the cherry burl that I stabilized with inlace. I wanted to have this pen as a modified slim line with a longer than normal top section. This pen will be a gift for a friend that has very large hands and has asked for a pen with a longer top section.

Hope everyone enjoyed round three of the pen trade that Tim organized. I really appreciate Karson’s generosity with the cherry burl blanks and organizing the 391challenge. That is it for this blog all comments are welcome and appreciated.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.



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cabinetmaster

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#1 posted 05-25-2009 02:28 AM

Wow, I like the finished product. You did a very fine job.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Karson

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#2 posted 05-25-2009 03:17 AM

Great Job Jeff. A nice additions to the challenge. Jeff put pt3 in the tag also so we can find all pen trade 3 pens.

-- 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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dustbunny

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#3 posted 05-25-2009 03:24 AM

Awesome outcome!!! I especially like the idea of using inlace. Your friend is lucky to get such a beauty!

Lisa

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com

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#4 posted 05-25-2009 04:09 AM

great finished project wonderful pen

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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