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It was a great thing to participate in the latest tool swap. I had a lot of fun and received a very handy and nice looking marking knife and marking gauge from ShaneA.

I sent along the two items pictured here, A scratch awl and a woodworkers pencil. Both made from reclaimed Heart Pine barn wood I got from another woodworker in New York. I used ink transfer to put the intial on them and then used my woodburning pen to add a little character.

A few time all in all.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#1 posted 10-06-2016 07:53 PM

I wouldn’t have guessed those were made from pine, nice-looking wood. Your turning skills are great as well. The brass cap looks difficult to shape.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#2 posted 10-06-2016 08:14 PM

Thanks Allen, I wish I could take credit for the brass pieces but they were already formed. I made up the handle and polished them a bit.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#3 posted 10-06-2016 11:10 PM

The wood burning did add a lot of character. Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 10-06-2016 11:42 PM

Both very useful items to have around, thank you for sharing these items

-- Norman

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#5 posted 10-07-2016 12:45 AM

Very cool. The wood is something special.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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