Olive wood pens

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Project by Padre posted 02-21-2010 01:14 AM 1391 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just got some olivewood from a friend in Bethlehem, Israel, and made these pens. Man, does olivewood smell great when you are turning it! :)

-- Chip ----------- 6:8

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#1 posted 02-21-2010 02:22 AM

Beautiful pen!

I agree about the aroma while turning- it’s really something!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 02-21-2010 02:28 AM

Great job never seen Olive wood is it hard or very soft?

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#3 posted 02-21-2010 02:54 AM

I found it to be medium. Not very hard at all.

-- Chip ----------- 6:8

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#4 posted 02-21-2010 03:07 AM

Good show. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#5 posted 02-21-2010 01:36 PM

Sweet pen.. got some salad with that…lol

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

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#6 posted 02-23-2010 09:32 PM

Beautiful pens. Nice job.

-- 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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