Pen & Pencil Desk Set

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Project by Grumpy posted 12-05-2008 01:16 AM 2746 views 1 time favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Myrtle base. Pen & Pencil are Australian blackwood. Finish is wipe on poly.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#1 posted 12-05-2008 01:29 AM

Getting your Christmas present done early this year, Grumpy??

Beautiful Work. I really like the color, contrast and finish of these pieces!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 12-05-2008 01:34 AM

Very nice looking projects, Grumpy. Let me know if you need my mailing address so you can send it along for Christmas. Thanks for sharing.

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

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Thos. Angle

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#3 posted 12-05-2008 02:43 AM

Those are just dandy. Great wood and great workmanship.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#4 posted 12-05-2008 03:49 AM

Those look great. The first picture looks like they were thrown in there like darts. Cool.


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#5 posted 12-05-2008 04:50 AM

Very nice Grumpy. The pen/pencil look great, but so does the pen holder…I love the grain in it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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Dennis Zongker

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#6 posted 12-05-2008 04:51 AM

Beautiful wood grain. Nice job Grumpy!!!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#7 posted 12-05-2008 05:04 AM

exactly what I wanted for christmas grumpy

-- marshall, murphy, north carolina

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#8 posted 12-05-2008 06:18 AM

Beautiful set there Grumpy, I really like the holder, I like the shine .

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#9 posted 12-05-2008 01:36 PM

Well done Grumpy!
Myrtyl is a great wood choice.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#10 posted 12-05-2008 09:59 PM

Very nice, the base, & pens go great together.

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

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#11 posted 12-05-2008 11:42 PM

That is a dandy desk set.

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#12 posted 12-05-2008 11:55 PM

No problem with your address jocks. My wife makes Christmas cards as well. LOL
Thanks for all the kind words. Much appreciated.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 12-07-2008 05:19 AM

I have a HUT Products catalog that shows a wood similar to this with the caption “Apa”. They don’t list a price for it. It’s just a color photo of a sample pen. So where does one get Austrailian blackwood in the States?

-- Sir Robert

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#14 posted 12-07-2008 10:26 AM

Sorry Sir Robert. Don’t know the answer to that one. You could try a google search.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#15 posted 12-09-2008 01:02 AM

very nice.

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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