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Project by Dudley posted 1538 days ago 1101 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first experience with Cocobolo. Need more practice with the finishing.

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1538 days ago

Nice set dudley

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Karson

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#2 posted 1538 days ago

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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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FloridaArt

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#3 posted 1538 days ago

Very handsome pens! Also, great job on the photos.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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Eagle1

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#4 posted 1538 days ago

Good looking pens my friend.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Charles Maxwell

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#5 posted 1538 days ago

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.

Nice work!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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Mike

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#6 posted 1537 days ago

Beautiful pens!

Looks more like gabon ebony than cocobolo..

-- Hand Turned Turkey Calls

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Dudley

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#7 posted 1537 days ago

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.

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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