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Ice Storm Birch Wood Pen

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Project by Aaron Sparrow posted 06-21-2014 10:57 PM 451 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

I collected some fallen branches from a birch tree this winter. I turned one into some pen blanks, and you see the results above. I also burned in a few lines to give the light coloured wood some more character. This particular piece has some bark inclusions in it, which also added some character. This is currently one of my favourite pens. It is finished with friction polish.

-- Aaron, Whitby, Ontario, http://sparrowwoodworks.blogspot.ca/





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#1 posted 07-02-2014 12:57 AM

Great use of the fallen trees. I like to do that too rather than just burn it- expecially pretty wood…........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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