Extra Long with a Twist

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Project by scottb posted 2114 days ago 1236 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

…what I do with an old bam-boo
Makes everybody cheer!

Extra long Bamboo twist pen in gold.

A truly one of a kind pen, (for now, I’ve got 2 or 3 similar blanks at the ready!) the top is twice as long as a standard Euro or Mont Blanc style pen – 8 inches tall! But still well balanced and easy to write with, like an old calligraphy pen or brush. Nothing like those souvenir 1 or 2 foot long pencils that are impossible to write neatly or comfortably with.

Made from sustainable bamboo – a fast growing grass that is equal in hardness and durability to maple – used as flooring or cutting boards. Natural color, with straight grain and a couple nodes showing. Sanded and buffed smooth, and finished with friction polish.

Not being a standard kit, this pen was an experiment gone right. The pen was made with the lower half of a euro kit, and takes a standard Cross refill.

This is the 16th item in my 30 day project/challenge
& auction.

You can have me hat or me bum-ber-shoo
But you’d better never bother with me ol’ bam-boo.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#1 posted 2114 days ago

This one is really cool! You have a great month going Scott.

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#2 posted 2114 days ago

Unusual for you Scott, but very cool.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 2114 days ago

Very nice Scott!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#4 posted 2114 days ago

that’s cool.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#5 posted 2114 days ago

Nice pen Scott.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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#6 posted 2114 days ago

Very nice scott.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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Christina Rytter

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#7 posted 2113 days ago

Very unique pen. NICE!

-- Christina, British Columbia, Canada

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#8 posted 2113 days ago

“Extra long with a twist”.....Sounds like a drink. Cool looking pen. Nice job.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#9 posted 2113 days ago

i love it when something goes right!!! great job…what # is this ???

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#10 posted 2113 days ago

oh, right, this is #16! (just updated the post, thanks Matt)

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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