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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
Apr 29, 2007
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#1 posted 04-30-2007 06:43 AM
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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#2 posted 04-30-2007 05:48 PM
-- Fred Childs, Pasadena, CA - - - Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner.
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#3 posted 04-30-2007 06:26 PM
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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#4 posted 05-01-2007 05:31 AM
-- 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/
#5 posted 05-01-2007 05:37 AM
Thanks guys. We are really going to miss these guys, it early retirement and we are in the middle of a big project.
Dick, & Barb Cain
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#6 posted 05-01-2007 05:41 AM
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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#7 posted 05-01-2007 05:59 PM
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!
#8 posted 05-02-2007 04:32 AM
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.
#9 posted 05-02-2007 10:57 AM
I could use some after work stress relief myself!
Todd A. Clippinger
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#10 posted 06-26-2007 06:16 AM
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
#11 posted 06-28-2007 06:03 AM
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#12 posted 06-28-2007 02:36 PM
Great looking pens. I wish I were one of your retiring co-workers! ;^D
-- Jesus is Lord!
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#13 posted 10-23-2007 06:37 PM
Outstanding. The burl polished beautifully and the work is top notch. Well done!
-- Mark, Florida, http://penturner.wordpress.com/
#14 posted 10-23-2007 06:39 PM
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.
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