|Project by rtree||posted 04-12-2010 09:45 PM||883 views||0 times favorited||0 comments|
Deer Clip Pen, made from red Avionite Solid Surface.
Project Type: Slim Line Deer Pen
Project Name: Avionite Deer Pen
Date Completed: 13 Mar 2010
Description: Slim Line pen kit with Avionite and deerhead clip
Materials: Avionite Solid Surface -Salvaged from a broken counter top
Suppliers: Kit and clip-Woodcraft.com
NOTE: Avionite is tricky to work with. It is brittle and chips easily when turning. I had two blowouts before I got this one finished. One just exploded on the lathe and I had only the brass and a few chunks of Avionite left. BE CAREFUL if you turn any.
-- RT --- The older I get, the smarter my father gets. I should have paid more attention when I was younger.