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some pens(part three)

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Project by lumberjacques posted 06-22-2009 01:33 AM 951 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

some more pens:
first pen: red soapstone (yeah, yeah, i know, it’s not wood—-but it shore is purrty…)
second pen: spalted live oak “CROSS GRAIN”
third pen: spalted white oak
fourth pen: corotu (brought a couple logs back from a jungle in panama last year)
fifth pen: segmented pen (the bottom part is sugar maple, the top(from clipside down: jackpine, purpleheart, maple, walnut, spalted oak, padouk, and maple. all the segments are separated (the thin black line) by kids black construction paper.
sixth pen: dogwood (from florida)

yup, all of the pens (including soapstone) are finished with ca and beeswax





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lew

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#1 posted 06-22-2009 02:45 AM

Great Looking Pens!

I never thought you could turn soap stone! It turned out beautiful!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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lumberjacques

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#2 posted 06-22-2009 02:57 AM

yup, it turns easily, BUT, make sure you ca the heck out of the blank before you do….., also, it is important that the blank be drilled a little at the time. the dust will not come out on it’s own after a while, and the blank will burst because the powder is so fine and packs easily (don’t ask why i know)....

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#3 posted 06-22-2009 03:00 AM

well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 06-22-2009 05:56 AM

Beautifull job on all these pens. All very unique designs. Love the woods but the segmented is my favorite.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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#5 posted 06-22-2009 06:03 AM

Some more great pens.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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