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Project by BillyJ posted 1797 days ago 1734 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have 26 staff that I work with, and it is always difficult to know what to buy them for the holidays. Last year was the second time in eight years that I turned pens for them. I get bored turning Slimline pens that all look the same, so I mix it up. Also, that way each teacher can say they receive a truly unique pen. These were made from burl (can’t remember, but I think it was English Walnut). I tend to seal and wax on most of the wood pens (except when I am making something really special, then I use CA).

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1797 days ago

Hey Billy
Those are great pens and great variations.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dan'um Style

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#2 posted 1797 days ago

I like them … very creative shapes … ergonomic!

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Innovator

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#3 posted 1797 days ago

They caqme out great. They will make wonderful gifts.

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

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scrappy

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#4 posted 1797 days ago

Great pens. I like the way each has its own charector.

Very nice.

Scrappy

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

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MsDebbieP

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#5 posted 1797 days ago

and everyone will be comparing their designs rather than just a “Yes, I got one too”
awesome!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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BillyJ

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#6 posted 1796 days ago

Thanks guys. I don’t seem to have enough time to turn – it is so relaxing and fun – need to make more time.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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RMorgan

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#7 posted 960 days ago

These look great. Nice work.

-- Check out my other work at www.facebook.com/pensbyrmorgan

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