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Black Walnut Burl pens made from Treebones wood

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Project by Padre posted 1620 days ago 1429 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I ordered these blanks from Treebones here on LJ’s. They turned great and look great too. I am really enjoying turning pens!

-- Chip -----------http://www.penmanchip.com-----------------Micah 6:8





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GMman

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#1 posted 1620 days ago

I like it, I will have to start turning, I tried a large lathe a while back was lots of fun.
Fine looking pen.

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Dudley

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#2 posted 1620 days ago

Nice. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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Mlke

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#3 posted 1620 days ago

whats on the second one??

-- The hard work won't take too long, the impossible will take a little longer

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Padre

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#4 posted 1620 days ago

Those are the natural defects in the burl itself.

-- Chip -----------http://www.penmanchip.com-----------------Micah 6:8

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Karson

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#5 posted 1620 days ago

A great looking pen. 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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mahadevwood

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#6 posted 1620 days ago

great creation

-- http://www.mahadevwood.com

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#7 posted 1616 days ago

Very cool. These seem real dark. What do you use for the finish?

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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Padre

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#8 posted 1616 days ago

I used my own make of walnut oil/beeswax blend.

-- Chip -----------http://www.penmanchip.com-----------------Micah 6:8

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TreeBones

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#9 posted 1611 days ago

The Walnut oil must darken it down some more? I use Watco Danish Oil Natural and that darkens a lot by itself. Sometimes I like the satin poly finish because it keeps some of the liter red colors of the Claro Walnut.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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