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Project by Alan posted 1531 days ago 1083 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m still learning on how best to turn and finish a pen but these were OK and worth sharing. The bowl is yellow cedar. Comments and critiques welcome.

-- Alan, Prince George





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Alan

443 posts in 1987 days


#1 posted 1531 days ago

Thanks Todd, from picture #2 they are: free acrylic blank from where I ordered the kits (penblanks.ca), bloodwood, all other are box elder. 2 dyed with aniline dyes purchased from lee valley.

-- Alan, Prince George

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stefang

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#2 posted 1531 days ago

I don’t know much about pens (or anything else for that matter), but these look very good to me Alan. I like that you posted them together as it’s a little like shopping where you can compare and pick the ones you like best. Now for some criticism. Have you noticed that your photos are a little fuzzy? I sometimes have the same problem so I’m probably being a hypocrite.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Alan

443 posts in 1987 days


#3 posted 1531 days ago

Ha ha, I’ve looked at your projects Mike, you know lots. I agree the first picture is terrible. I should have let my wife take the pictures, she is much better at it.

-- Alan, Prince George

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Dudley

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#4 posted 1531 days ago

Keep up the good work. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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Monty Queen

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#5 posted 1513 days ago

Awesome job on the pens.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1513 days ago

Very nice pens

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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