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Here are some of my latest pens usiing the Wall Street II Pen kits from Woodcraft… They are done in deer antler, rosewood burl, and a segmented walnut maple that I created…

-- Derrel Frankfort, KY





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kenn

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#1 posted 2151 days ago

Pens might be the only thing left on Wall St soon, and these are nice looking pens. How was the deer antler to turn? Any tips or concerns thatb I should be aware of – I’ve got one of these on my X-Mas to do list. Thanks.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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Napaman

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#2 posted 2151 days ago

beautiful!!!!!!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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itsme_timd

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#3 posted 2151 days ago

Very nice pens, I’ve always enjoyed the Wall Street II’s. Love the finish on your pens – very nice shine.

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA

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#4 posted 2150 days ago

Gorgeous pens, thanks for sharing.

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

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Woodtreker

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#5 posted 2150 days ago

The deer antler was tougher than wood for sure… The hardest thing was drilling the hole on a curved and mishapped object… I am working on a mthod to boil them and then reshape them…

I use a CA Boiled Linseed finish… You can go to http://www.penturners.org/forum/showthread.php?t=319 for some great videos on the process…

-- Derrel Frankfort, KY

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travist

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#6 posted 2135 days ago

I’ve made a couple of deer antler/30-06 cartridge pens with good sucess. I found the best way to drill the antler was to cut it to just a little longer than finished length. This was the only way I could get a relatively straight piece to drill. One other thing…it stinks to high heaven when drilling or turning. Think burnt hair. I found it tolerable setting up a fan to blow across the length of the lathe so I didn’t inhale too much of the stench. I also used a CA finish with Meguiars carnuba wax (its all I had). these were for my nephew and brother’s graduations. enjoy the pics. cartridge & antler pen
Travis

-- If you can draw it, it can be built. Travis

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Woodtreker

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#7 posted 2133 days ago

Thanks for the comments and sharing…

-- Derrel Frankfort, KY

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SCOTSMAN

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#8 posted 2133 days ago

I don’t think I like any one of these over the other they all look superb beautiful well done God bless Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#9 posted 2133 days ago

Beautiful work. I have to do a couple of caribou antler Sierra pens. I wear a respirator when I turn that stuff.

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Napaman

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#10 posted 2098 days ago

these are amazing…now I am a bit intimidated with the trade coming my way…lol…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Woodtreker

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#11 posted 2098 days ago

Looking forward soon to showing some more…

-- Derrel Frankfort, KY

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