The Copper Sedona Trio

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Project by Sef posted 06-08-2009 11:18 PM 1385 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found the Bright Copper Sedona kits on sale a few weeks ago, and wish I’d bought more.

1. The first is Olive Wood. I was a bit dissapointed when the dark figure turned off of the lower barrel, but I still like the way it turned out.

2. Second is Bone Corian. This one was an 80th birthday present for a neighbor, and was very well recieved.

3. The last is in Paduak. I love the way the burnt orange collor sets off the copper kit.

As always, all comments and critiques are welcome. If you see something wrong, let me know. That way I can fix it on the next go ‘round.
Thanks for looking,

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

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#1 posted 06-08-2009 11:27 PM

Wow hun, I’ve been turning for longer than you and you have well and truely surpassed me!

Thank-you for sharing.


-- The wood slayer - Yes dear I did plan to make more kindling out of that wood I have been drying for the last year - honest!

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#2 posted 06-08-2009 11:42 PM

I’ve never heard of sedona kits where do you get them please.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#3 posted 06-09-2009 12:49 AM

those are beautiful. what a fantastic job on the finish, expecially the paduak.
nice shape too!

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#4 posted 06-09-2009 04:32 AM

Belinda, Thanks a lot for that. You only showed me a few of your pens, and they were beautiful pieces. I clearly remember thinking that I had quite a ways to go to get to where you were.

Scottsman – I got them from

Darryl – Thanks. I just wish the wood was as easy as the corian – MM and Brasso, and done. The wood I MM through the 4th or 5th pad, then acetone, then blo, then thin ca, then a lot of layers of blo/med. ca, then MM, then OOPS!, then start all over. Lots of fun. :)

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

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#5 posted 06-09-2009 01:21 PM

Now those are real sweet pens…......good job Sef.

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#6 posted 06-10-2009 07:54 PM

The Paduak and copper hardware really compliment one another. Great job. I see what you mean about the Olivewood, though it may take a patina or darken with use over time. Excellent turnings!

-- Mark, Florida,

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#7 posted 08-10-2009 06:16 AM

very nice…I just made my first paduak pen (NOTHING LIKE YOURS) and I enjoyed it very much…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#8 posted 08-10-2009 06:43 AM

looks great

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#9 posted 08-10-2009 09:09 AM

Thanks guys. Matt – The paduak is fun and easy to turn, as long as you’re careful at the edges. It really makes a stand out pen, too.

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

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