Sporting Cigars

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Project by Gary posted 09-04-2007 02:13 AM 1603 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Three of these for a customer:

And a pen inspired by a friend from Texas, Ron McIntire:

Chrome Cigar formally dressed in Black cherry, Hard Maple, and Bloodwood segmentation with a CA finish.


-- Gary, Florida

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#1 posted 09-04-2007 02:17 AM

Wow, Garry, these are beautiful and very colorful! Nice work, Mate.

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

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#2 posted 09-04-2007 02:19 AM

pretty slick gary! Great color in that maple/cherry/bloodwood cigar, I like that.
Go Gators!

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#3 posted 09-04-2007 05:49 AM

Very nice pens Gary.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#4 posted 09-04-2007 01:54 PM

aren’t these fancy!!! very cool.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#5 posted 09-04-2007 05:46 PM

Thanks y’all. It’s not obvious from the photos but each element of the segmentation is cherry, maple, cherry, maple—you can tell when you look at the clip side vs. the back and see the pattern repeats around the pen.
This was lots of fun to make and I made enough blank stock for several versions. More fun coming up.

oh, yeah—Go Gators! ;)


-- Gary, Florida

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#6 posted 08-01-2008 05:51 PM

WOW!!! What kind of a tree did these come from??? :-)

This is one of the comments I get from folks when I make pens.

Keep up the good work. Looks great!

-- The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when someone is watching.

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