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Project by Sawdust2 posted 08-17-2009 05:04 AM 1752 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maybe this should be a product review for Kallenshaan Woods as that is where the pen kits came from. Ken Nelson provides a quality kit and good service. He had somehow neglected to include the stars for the flag pen but a phone call cured that without question.

I watched Ed Davidson’s videos on putting the flag pen together. He had some good suggestions but I still did it my way.Putting 50 stars into the little star slots was tedious but, as you can see, the pen is beautiful.

I made the pen for my neighbor who is chief of staff at Dobbins ARB. He leaves every now and then. Doesn’t tell us where he is going, but we know. A fitting acknowledgment to his service.

The piano pen is for another friend whose son just got his Masters in Musicology and thinks he wants to go for a PhD. Actually, the pen is for his son. I can’t give him a pen like this. He’s a judge I appear in front of and other folks have told me that my pens are more like bribes than gifts. LOL. Actually, we’ve known each other for over 30 years and were in the same study group in law school.

The pens are the Baron model and I think I have found the pen I like best.

I wish my photo skills were better as the pics don’t do justice to the pens.


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

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#1 posted 08-17-2009 07:47 AM

Very nice pens. and a great story to go with it. I can see why these would be considered a bribe.

Great job.

Keep it up.


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

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#2 posted 08-17-2009 12:48 PM

great pens – and cases. great stories behind them as well.

Great job.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#3 posted 08-17-2009 12:57 PM

I love the flag pen (always have) and giving it to him to acknowledge his service is wonderful.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#4 posted 08-17-2009 05:39 PM

Lee a great big beautiful job on the 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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#5 posted 08-17-2009 08:14 PM

Nice Job! Where did you find the display case?

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. New TX resident...

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#6 posted 08-18-2009 03:35 AM


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

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#7 posted 08-22-2009 06:55 AM

Very cool pens

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