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Project by BobWemm posted 02-22-2016 03:30 PM 702 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After making a series of these blanks, the process left me with a lot of this shavings of polymer clay, all with patterns in them so I layered the shavings on top of each other to get enough to make these two pens.

The blanks were turned and dry sanded to 600 grit. Then a layer of thin CA applied and then 8 layers of Medium CA, then sanded again dry to 600 and wet to 3200. Then polished on the buffing wheels.

Thanks for looking and I hope you like them.
C & C Welcome.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.





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#1 posted 02-22-2016 03:41 PM

Wow Bob not sure I understand what these are made from but they are beautiful Great looking pens and pen blanks. The pen blanks are something you could see. Yes the finished pens will sell too. Very well done Mate

-- Ron Campbell https://www.facebook.com/ronald.g.campbell

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#2 posted 02-22-2016 06:51 PM

Like Ron on this one Bob? as far as the material goes, never heard of it, but boy does it come up fantastic, these are a couple of beautiful pens mate
cheers
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Bob Collins

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#3 posted 02-22-2016 08:55 PM

Sure get a WOW for those Bob, great looking pens but also don’t know of that material. Sure has got a nice pattern after the layering. Thanks for showing.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#4 posted 02-22-2016 08:57 PM

Bob, this is awesome. Using scrap material and turning it to this. I always wanted to try and glue up some wood shavings to see what happens. It would never look that good. Cool idea.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 02-22-2016 11:43 PM

Thanks Guys.
Polymer Clay is a plastic clay material that is worked like plasticine??, when formed it is baked in an oven which makes it hard.
It comes in a million colours and can be blended to whatever shade you like.
I might do a Tutorial if anyone is interested.

Cheers,
Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#6 posted 02-23-2016 01:25 AM

Absolutely stunning, Bob. And, yes. I do think it behooves you to share the process. The pen makers among us would consider that a truly good and helpful thing for the Honorable Bob to do. I am not (yet) one of them. But, given enough egging on by you, one may never know what wonders may come.

-- Mark

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#7 posted 02-23-2016 04:17 AM


I might do a Tutorial if anyone is interested.

- BobWemm

Yes Yes Yes this sounds like a great plan if you are willing to take the time

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#8 posted 02-23-2016 04:44 AM

I’d like to follow you on this one also Bob :)
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#9 posted 02-27-2016 04:35 AM

Looks really nice Bob! Good work!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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