Yet another Knot

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Project by Gary posted 09-11-2007 02:11 PM 1557 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I guess the celtic knot is taking a front seat in some of my pen work.

This is a chrome cigar in Goncalo Alves with osage orange bands and a four-ring knot of bloodwood and osage orange. The pen is finished with a typical CA process: sanding seal using thin CA, Micro Mesh, several coats of medium CA followed by wetsanding with Micro Mesh and buffed out with Plastic Polish.


-- Gary, Florida

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#1 posted 09-11-2007 02:17 PM

Very nice pen Gary I like the design.

-- 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 09-11-2007 03:00 PM

excellent. You sure have this technique mastered.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#3 posted 09-11-2007 03:37 PM

I really like that one, Gary. The laminations on the ends of the blanks as well as the knot really make that a nice pen. Good job!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#4 posted 09-12-2007 02:20 AM

this one did come out very nice. I like the idea of the two-tone double knot.

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#5 posted 09-12-2007 07:17 PM

I think the wood combos on this work well.
The photos are really poor; I need to reshoot it to try really showing some detail.
The rings, as is typical, go from side grain to end grain and
end grain osage orange or bloodwood is spectacular looking.


-- Gary, Florida

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