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Project by David Murray posted 1716 days ago 1289 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife got me a mini lathe last Christmas. I’ve been doing some pen turning, it’s a good diversion to work on between larger projects. I hope I’m a better woodworker than photographer. I’ve turned some from deer antler’s and made them to look like 30 cal ammo

-- Dave from "The Sawdust Shed"

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#1 posted 1716 days ago

These are nice looking pens. It does look like they would be fun to do. A lathe is one of the tools that is on my short list. And whenever I see a turning post like this it makes me regret not having one in my shop.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 1716 days ago

Great pens, have you ever made from rosewood?



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#3 posted 1716 days ago

nice looking pens like the 30 cal. pen’s
where did you get the display stand?

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#4 posted 1716 days ago

Pen stand came from Penn State Industries Woodturning


-- Dave from "The Sawdust Shed"

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#5 posted 1716 days ago

Great group of pens

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 1716 days ago

David, looks like you’ve been busy on your lathe. Beautiful collection of pens. Have you asked for another tool for this Christmas? lol. Welcome to LJ’s and thanks for sharing.

-- John @

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#7 posted 1716 days ago

your pens look great. really nice finish on them.

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#8 posted 1716 days ago

Great group of pens. Nice veriety of woods and colors.

Keep it up.

WELCOME TO LJ’s!!!!!!!!


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

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#9 posted 1715 days ago

nice pens!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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