Turned Pens

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Turning pens on the lathe is new to me… and now I’m addicted!

-- Jchon - Denton, TX

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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 08-06-2007 12:20 AM

good group of pens … what is the blue pen made from ?

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

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#2 posted 08-06-2007 01:18 AM

Another pen maker! Your in good company here.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#3 posted 08-06-2007 01:23 AM

Some nice looking pens. Great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#4 posted 08-06-2007 01:36 AM

pens, pens, everywhere are pens. .. blocking out the scenery… breaking my mind..

Very nice. after watching Tom’s video I can see how these would be addictive—instant gratification; still lots of creativity, and then the end result!! As seen in your photo—sweet.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#5 posted 08-06-2007 01:42 AM

Thanks everyone for the nice comments :o) What a great community!

Dan – I don’t recall – some sort of acryllic

Debbie – nice “Signs” reference ;o)

-- Jchon - Denton, TX

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#6 posted 08-06-2007 04:01 AM

Great pens Jchon. Have you tried any other types of kit?

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#7 posted 08-06-2007 04:38 AM

Your off to a fine start Jchon. Better watch your wallet—it’s thoroughly addictive.

-- Gary, Florida.

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#8 posted 08-06-2007 03:12 PM

Wayne – I’ve turned many slim line pens/pencils, tons of cigar pens, a couple european-whatever-they’re-called, and a perfume atomizer (that was pretty cool… I’ll post a pic as soon as I can find one)

-- Jchon - Denton, TX

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#9 posted 08-09-2007 05:17 AM

I can tell you are addicted! Beautiful turnings!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#10 posted 08-09-2007 03:41 PM

Yeah – I wish I had gotten pictures of the 12 or so that were given as gifts this past Christmas :o) I had more fun with those… I laminated some contrasting woods together – they looked pretty good :o)

-- Jchon - Denton, TX

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