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Just a couple of slimlines, but I thought the amboyna burl grain was really cool. Thanks for looking.
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#1 posted 02-15-2010 03:33 AM
Very impressive! I’d never use them in fear that I’d break them!
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#2 posted 02-15-2010 03:42 AM
Nice pens. My desk pen is made of this wood. It turns very well as compaired to other imported woods. I really like them like these when there is some sap white wood on them. thanks for sharing.
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#3 posted 02-15-2010 04:11 AM
I love em…Beautifully done…Amboyna with sap wood is my favorite.
ps- What kind of finish you got on there?
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#4 posted 02-15-2010 05:25 AM
Mighty purdy. BZ
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#5 posted 02-15-2010 05:36 AM
I sanded up through all grades of micro mesh on the bare wood, did 3 thin coats of ca, and buffed between those with micro mesh, then used hut plastic polish and a cotton rag to polish while on the lathe
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#6 posted 02-11-2012 02:51 PM
I’m just about to start turning pens, I like the slimline kits and very nice grain.
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#7 posted 02-11-2012 05:49 PM
The black titanium kits from penn state are nice, I would also use a total of 6 coats of ca if i had the chance to do these pens again, they are showing a little wear but still nice…....thank you
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