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Project by WayneC posted 2547 days ago 1910 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the fourth of four pens I made this weekend for some retireing co-workers. This is made from Afzelia Burl using a Craft Supplies 10K gold rollerball kit.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov





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PanamaJack

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#1 posted 2547 days ago

You are like a machine this weekend. Another outstanding piece of work Wayne.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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fred

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#2 posted 2546 days ago

Beautiful!

-- Fred Childs, Pasadena, CA - - - Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner.

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Bill

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#3 posted 2546 days ago

Nice job Wayne. Wow..4 retirees at the same time? Work won’t be the same will it?

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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scottb

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#4 posted 2546 days ago

Beauty

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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WayneC

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#5 posted 2546 days ago

Thanks guys. We are really going to miss these guys, it early retirement and we are in the middle of a big project.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#6 posted 2546 days ago

Those guys are lucky to have a co-worker like you. Beautiful !!

-- -** 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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David

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#7 posted 2545 days ago

Wayne -

I am trying to catch up on all of the wonderful project postings and it is a real pleasure to see you pen projetcs! I agree with Dick that you have some very fortunate co-workers! Not only to work with you but to receive one of your wonderful pens. You are way too talented! I checked out the Craft Supplies website. Seems I will need to look into pen turning!

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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WayneC

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#8 posted 2545 days ago

Thanks David. I would recommend pen turning. It is a great way to feel the accomplishment of completing a project without having to spend a lot of time on it. Working long hours in the high tech industry, it is a great way to get rid of a little stress and to have something to show for it at the end of the day.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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David

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#9 posted 2545 days ago

I could use some after work stress relief myself!

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#10 posted 2490 days ago

Wayne,

I realized that the last work I saw of yours was the coping sled. I was just admiring your writing instruments. Those are absolutely gorgeous, instant classics.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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WayneC

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#11 posted 2488 days ago

Thanks Todd.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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oscorner

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#12 posted 2487 days ago

Great looking pens. I wish I were one of your retiring co-workers! ;^D

-- Jesus is Lord!

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MarkWilk

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#13 posted 2370 days ago

Outstanding. The burl polished beautifully and the work is top notch. Well done!

-- Mark, Florida, http://penturner.wordpress.com/

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WayneC

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#14 posted 2370 days ago

Thanks Mark. I need to do a few of these in Deer and Elk antler. Need to get out to the shop and do it.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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