Some pens(part one)

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Project by lumberjacques posted 06-22-2009 12:27 AM 1123 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

some pens i made from:
first: cocobolo
second: pau amerello
third: spalted oak
fouth: purpleheart
fifth: ebony
sixth: wenge

the finish for all of the above is ca with MANY coats of beeswax(a special mixture i make from local bees).

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#1 posted 06-22-2009 01:04 AM

All very nice pens! The spalted oak is definitely my favorite as far as the coloring goes. Great work!

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#2 posted 06-22-2009 02:05 AM

Love the ebony pen !! It has a nice figure and the color makes it look mysterious. Great work.


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#3 posted 06-22-2009 03:28 AM

I love the spalted Oak. Cocobolo gave me an alergic reaction so i don’t use it anymore. The dust gave me a Poison Ivy type rash.

-- 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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#4 posted 06-22-2009 03:31 AM

super pens

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#5 posted 06-22-2009 05:58 AM

Very nice. You sure got that pen turning down pat.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#6 posted 06-22-2009 02:35 PM

karson boy, do i EVER know what you mean!!!!! not only did i (k)not know about the cocobolo effect, but before i had figured it out, i had spread the dust ALL OVER the place. took weeks before it went away…..

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