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A few Ink Pens for Christmas gifts!

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Project by RetiredCoastie posted 10-11-2009 07:41 AM 1127 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The first pen is a Jr. Gentleman roller ball with spalted maple and a turquoise band. The second pen is the a Jr. Gentleman with a Stars & Stripes blank. I’ll finish it tomorrow. The third pen is a Sierra ball point with Bethlehem Olive. The first pen is a mistake pen, I was turning the cap which was supposed to have a turquoise band as well but the blank blew out and I had to match up the wood with a scrap piece and I was out of turquoise powder. The finish on the two completed pens is boiled linseed oil and CA glue.

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Sef

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#1 posted 10-11-2009 10:20 AM

Very nice pens. That first pen has got me wanting to deal with some spalted maple burl I’ve got. The stuff is so far gone, there seems to be more air than wood. It’s got that beautiful pattern though, so should be well worth the effort. Be sure to post the stars and stripes when you finish it.

-- I may not know a lot, but at least I know that I don't know.?.?. I think. http://chathampenworks.com/

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RetiredCoastie

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#2 posted 10-11-2009 06:18 PM

Thanks Sef, I will post it this afternoon. By the way where did you get the kit for the ink pen in your profile? That’s a very nice pen you have there!

-- www.thepatriotwoodworker.com Proud Supporter of Homes For Our Troops

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#3 posted 10-11-2009 06:36 PM

Beautiful looking pens. Nice wood.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#4 posted 10-11-2009 09:21 PM

Some great pens. Give me some ideas for our woodworking club for door prizes.

-- 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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#5 posted 10-12-2009 03:23 AM

Coastie, You can get the Majestic from PSI – PennStateIndustries.com. Just be sure to inspect the kits when they arrived. I LOVE the pens, but I’ve had issues with the finish quality. Thankfully, I’m not too far from the showroom, and can check before I buy.

-- I may not know a lot, but at least I know that I don't know.?.?. I think. http://chathampenworks.com/

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RetiredCoastie

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#6 posted 10-12-2009 05:16 AM

Thanks all for the comments. Thanks for the info Sef, that is a beautiful kit. I’ll have to order one soon.

-- www.thepatriotwoodworker.com Proud Supporter of Homes For Our Troops

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#7 posted 10-12-2009 05:34 AM

these look great!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#8 posted 10-15-2009 02:50 AM

outstanding

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