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My first experience with Cocobolo. Need more practice with the finishing.
-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.
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#1 posted 02-02-2010 05:09 AM
Nice set dudley
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#2 posted 02-02-2010 05:21 AM
Great looking. Thats darker than I’ve ever seen cocobolo.
Your wife should be proud to own them.
-- 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 email@example.com †
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#3 posted 02-02-2010 11:17 AM
Very handsome pens! Also, great job on the photos.
-- Art | Bradenton, Florida
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#4 posted 02-02-2010 12:41 PM
Good looking pens my friend.
-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened
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#5 posted 02-02-2010 09:42 PM
Regarding the finish, if you’re looking for a fast, highly polished shine, try Mylands finish. You can get a 20 oz. bottle at your local woodcraft store. Easy to apply while your turned pen pieces are still on the lathe.
-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com
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#6 posted 02-03-2010 06:04 PM
Looks more like gabon ebony than cocobolo..
-- Hand Turned Turkey Calls
#7 posted 02-03-2010 11:58 PM
I’m beginning to thing they sold me the wrong chunk a wood. Oh well it turns nice and finishing is ok. It’s real oily.
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