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Project by Roger posted 12-03-2014 01:01 AM 2007 views 0 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Seems like the pen biz is spinning out of control…... (I never had control of it to start with). I know, it’s more and more pens, writing instruments, etc., but, the past few months have been a blur for me. October is totally missing in my world, and November, well, I guess it’s gone too. Holy Crap!!!! I never thought time could just be here and gone in a quick second…......Wasn’t it March 1st last week??? I did want ya’ll to know, it’s too cold to be in the hammock, so, I haven’t been slackin off… LOL Anyhoo, I do have a few things on the bench beside all these pens I’ve been spinning. I’ll be showing you that soon…..........well, when I get em done…. I appreciate you checkin in, and of course, any comments, good/bad/ugly will be absorbed. A lot of new kits from PennSt. The last couple pics are of a very special fountain pen that I spun for a very prominent man of Louisville. I think it came out super. I did finish the fountain pen with wet sanding with micro-mesh up to 12000, then polished with Hut Ultra Gloss.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com





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Roger

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#1 posted 12-03-2014 01:04 AM

Plus, I did these for my sister up north. I also meant to say hey to all, because I haven’t even had time to check in round here. I’m playin catch-up with my way too many emails. Hope everyone had a nice holiday, Thanksgiving.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#2 posted 12-03-2014 01:05 AM

Very nice Roger.
I don’t have the patience to do pens…but I appreciate them.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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#3 posted 12-03-2014 01:11 AM

Those pens are beyond words Roger. Excellent craftsmanship. The ones with the anchor on it really grabs my attention. The acrylic one is also a winner.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 12-03-2014 01:13 AM

Very nice looking collection. Glad they are selling well for you.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 12-03-2014 01:17 AM

Beautiful work Roger, good to hear from you again.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#6 posted 12-03-2014 01:19 AM

So what’s the material used with the fountain pen? The striations look very interesting

-- Greg, No. Cal. - "Gaudete in Domino Semper"

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#7 posted 12-03-2014 01:23 AM

Those are definitely slick…! Glad to see you are still turning and churning.

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#8 posted 12-03-2014 01:53 AM

Would have got a better shine on that “important” pen IF you had used Brasso. Ha ha! Just ribbin’ ya some Roger.

Really, all of the pens look great! I really like the last one too. I have turning more pens lately. Not like you have but more for me. I have a couple that I will post soon. Take care and Merry Christmas. Hope your turkey day was filling.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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#9 posted 12-03-2014 02:23 AM

Sweet set of pens ole man…...

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#10 posted 12-03-2014 02:30 AM

Making pens must be your passion Roger .
They are better and better looking and the selection is awesome .
Must have hit the jackpot selling the one in last pic sure looks expensive .
I am still making boxes (VALETS) for Christmas got four on the go .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#11 posted 12-03-2014 02:33 AM

Roger!! Chill!!!
You are turning out some amazing work!
Very Nice!!!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#12 posted 12-03-2014 02:36 AM

Mind if I ask what prices you have been getting for these?
I imagine the amounts vary.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#13 posted 12-03-2014 02:39 AM

Busy for sure, great job.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#14 posted 12-03-2014 03:05 AM

The pen master is back in business :)
these are very nice lookin pieces Roger, someone’s in for a great present
Cheers
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#15 posted 12-03-2014 03:06 AM

Lookin’ good! Keep crankin’ ‘em out ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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