Pens for a fellow LJS

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Project by Rj posted 04-28-2009 07:20 PM 1708 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was asked by ND2Elk to make some pens . (he picked 1,2,3 & 4)
They are modified Slimlines.
1=Curly Maple/ blackwood band (2 Pics same pen)
2=Koa/Purpleheart band
3=Blackwood/ Arylic gold/blk band
4=Hawaiian Quinsama/Acrylic blk band (I think thats how its spelled might be saua)
5=Pheasant wood/Walnut band

Thank You Tom for asking me to make these for you!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

12 comments so far

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Peik Löf

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#1 posted 04-28-2009 07:52 PM

Flying pens? Awesome! ;P

Very nice pens, i need to try making some, sometime

-- My signature is awesome.

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#2 posted 04-28-2009 08:03 PM

Beautiful pens, maybe not as nice as the one you made for me, but super looking pens. Just kidding. These look great.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#3 posted 04-28-2009 08:38 PM

Nice job, i really liked the profile with the gentle, sweeping curve on the slimline kit.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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#4 posted 04-28-2009 09:03 PM

A few great looking pens. A very nice job.

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

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#5 posted 04-28-2009 10:10 PM

Cool modifieds. Are the center bands floating, or are they attached to one of the ends? I just posted some single tube modifieds, and will likely try some of these soon. Thanks for posting.

-- I may not know a lot, but at least I know that I don't know.?.?. I think.

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#6 posted 04-28-2009 11:13 PM

Very nice collection of pens I love all the woods you selected. Peik beat me to the flying pens thing.

-- Custom furniture

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matt garcia

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#7 posted 04-29-2009 01:52 AM

Very nice!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#8 posted 04-29-2009 12:56 PM

Great Job!! I always enjoy looking at other peoples work, well done.

‘The Sedcokid’

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 04-29-2009 04:12 PM

Great job with these. Beautiful woods.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#10 posted 04-29-2009 05:53 PM

Fantastic collection…Great wood choices and your turnings are excellent : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#11 posted 04-29-2009 06:17 PM

Thanks for the great complements you guys are too nice!
Sef the bands are free floating .
As for the flying pens, I have them trained to come to me when I call them but when one goes rouge watch out as they are Fast and hard to catch and go right for the eyes!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#12 posted 05-01-2009 11:23 PM

Just got these pens today and cannot believe how nice they look. The picutres did not do them justice. Ron is a trure craftsman of his pen making craft. The three people I gave these to just could not believe how beautiful they were. If you ever need pens made, I would highly recommed Ron to make them. They are the most beautiful pens I have ever seen. I had to keep one for myself. That is until the wife comes home and desides she wants it!

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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