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Project by Sandking posted 06-03-2009 05:15 PM 978 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Looking for quick satisfying projects I got into turning pens. All my pens are finished with Cyanoacrylate glue (CA glue) and sanded and buffed with micromesh. I never tried another finish because I don’t have the patience to wait for it to cure. I want to be able to use the pen right away. In addition to the over 125 bottle stoppers for my wedding I made pens for each of my groomsmen.

-- The only time success comes before work is in the dictionary....

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#1 posted 10-04-2009 05:11 PM has a fantastic rub on finish that dries as quickly as CA.
Now I only use CA when I have pores to fill because, IMO, it takes more applications of CA to get the same finish I get from craft supplies

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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#2 posted 10-04-2009 05:14 PM

brilliant I really love the 4th picture…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#3 posted 10-05-2009 06:47 PM


-- The only time success comes before work is in the dictionary....

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