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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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#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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#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''
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. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1
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#11 posted 12-05-2008 11:42 PM
That is a dandy desk set.
#12 posted 12-05-2008 11:55 PM
No problem with your address jocks. My wife makes Christmas cards as well. LOLThanks for all the kind words. Much appreciated.
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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
#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.
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#15 posted 12-09-2008 01:02 AM
-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.
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