Pen & Pencil Set

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This was a quick and easy, last-minute gift for a friend this past weekend.

I had already decided several weeks ago that I wanted to make a pen & pencil set for my friend’s birthday (Dr. Sam as my boy calls him). But as the day prior ended, I realized I hadnt gotten around to it yet. So that night I glued up up the oak/bloodwood & oak/walnut and finished the set up the following morning before we left.

I sure do love making these things – by far the most enjoyable, instant-gratification items I make!

I think the next pens I make, I’m going to give the knot/ring pen a try – Gary ’s is inspiring!

-- Jchon - Denton, TX

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#1 posted 08-29-2007 07:32 PM

Beautiful pens – they will love them! Very pretty wood combination.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#2 posted 08-29-2007 07:35 PM

Nice looking pens Jchon!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#3 posted 08-29-2007 07:43 PM

Nice looking pen set. I like the contrasting stripe down the middle.

-- Bill, Turlock California,

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#4 posted 08-29-2007 07:54 PM

Nice pen set. Love the color. Jockmike

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

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#5 posted 08-29-2007 08:26 PM

Well done.

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

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#6 posted 08-29-2007 09:37 PM

wonderful pens!
how nice to be able to “whip these off” at a moment’s notice. Well done

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#7 posted 08-30-2007 03:01 AM

very nice pens, trouble is they are addicting to make.
keep up the good work…..

-- My dad was an electrician, but my fathers a carpenter.

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#8 posted 08-30-2007 03:40 AM

Very nice pens.

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

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#9 posted 01-07-2008 06:42 PM

So, I visit here this morning during a short break and this was on the main page.
I hadn’t seen it before, nice work.

-- Gary, Florida

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#10 posted 01-07-2008 07:09 PM

Good job on the set. It is nice that there’s projects that can be completed rather quickly.

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