My first pen

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Project by Dave posted 01-10-2010 01:17 AM 992 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well me and my dad went to a wood working show in baltimore the first day when we were leaving the show we stoped by a both and they were turning pens i took a intrest in it so the secound day they had free pen turning lessons so i made a pen i do not know what kind of wood it is cuse the lesson was free and it was a scrap of some kind i gess.

-- ))penmaker((

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#1 posted 01-10-2010 01:26 AM

Dave: very nice. So now you want to go to the shop and do some more.

I’m proud of you undertaking this new skill.

-- 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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#2 posted 01-10-2010 01:37 AM

I, too, am proud of your new skills. You certainly have set the bar pretty high for me- I haven’t even turned my first pen, yet. Hope my first one turns out as nice as yours.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 01-10-2010 01:48 AM

Dave, You did a great job on that pen. By the way i am taking a class tomorrow on how to turn a pen i am very excited. This is the first class i have taken since shop class in 8th grade. It will determin if i like it enough to buy a lathe. Keep up the good work.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#4 posted 01-10-2010 01:59 AM

the date on the picture is not set right on my computer for takeing the picture.

-- ))penmaker((

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#5 posted 01-10-2010 04:20 AM

making pens is verry addicting yours is great

-- you must live for something or die for nothing (rambo)

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#6 posted 01-10-2010 04:23 AM

Hey Bud That’s one terrific pen better than any I have made.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 01-10-2010 04:26 AM

thank you to all of ya for the comments

-- ))penmaker((

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#8 posted 01-10-2010 09:51 PM

great first pen…it looks like Bocote.
Hang on to it because you will never have another first.

-- ---call me---- Mark

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