Camo Pen

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Project by rickf16 posted 08-05-2009 04:32 AM 1567 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Normally I wouldn’t post a pen, but I thought this one might be a little different. I looked back at some past postings for pens and did not see a camouflaged pen. ( I could be wrong.) I made this one for my boss who is moving on. He is prior military, as am I, and I thought this would be a fitting gift for him. The kit is a cigar style called “chrome black”. It goes very well with the camo pen blank. I will be making more of these.

-- Rick

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#1 posted 08-05-2009 04:34 AM

Unique pen well done

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#2 posted 08-05-2009 04:55 AM

There might have been dozens of other camo pens, but of course you didn’t see them ;)
Very unique indeed. Is this an inlay you worked up, or an acrylic blank? never seen one like this either.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#3 posted 08-05-2009 06:52 AM

nice pen, was it acrylic or wood?, i love the chrome black hardware

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#4 posted 08-05-2009 04:27 PM

Thanks for the comments. The blank is acrylic. My local wood store got about 20 of them in and they were gone in about 2 days.They have more on the way. I wasn’t sure how the pen would polish up. Thought it would end up with a satin finish, but it turned out glossy. Would look good either way.

-- Rick

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#5 posted 01-01-2017 07:05 PM

Rick, this pen is real special. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 01-09-2017 03:51 PM

Thanks Charles. Enjoy turning pens when I can.

-- Rick

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#7 posted 01-09-2017 04:50 PM

CANT BEAT camo …... and also thanks for your service …..... GREAT JOB :<)


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