|Project by wecoyote||posted 09-22-2009 05:22 AM||1107 views||0 times favorited||5 comments|
Though it is difficult to see, this pen was made using “Blackwood” and a Roller ball pen kit from Penn State Industries. The pen uses a modified Mont Blanc roller ball refill and writes like a dream.
It was a bit ambitious to start with such a “fancy” pen but I must admit I had help. My dad (a far more accompished Lumber Jock) helped me with the project and allowed me to use his drill press and lathe.
The mirror finish you see is done with CA (Cynoacrylate) glue and lots of patience. In truth, the pen has been used almost daily for several months and is holding up quite well.
-- B. Corliss