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Project by Coloneldon posted 1444 days ago 1757 views 11 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thanks to RJ’s post on his pen boxes I dcided to make a few for gifts at the wedding we are going too. Good thing I am not trying to make these for profit; based up the time it took, i would have to charge about a $1000 just for the box. Oh well they did turn out very nice. Again, this is RJ’s design not mine. I used Tiger Maple for the center and each side matched the pen’s wood.





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BobG

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#1 posted 1444 days ago

Wow!! Nice job, I’ll get married & invite you if you send me one!

Bob G

-- BobG, Lowell, Arkansas--------My goal in life is to be the kind of person my dog thinks I am! Make more saw dust!!

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tatts

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#2 posted 1444 days ago

Fantastic, they are totally different to some others i have seen or even tried making myself. Well done.

-- Dave, United Kingdom.

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SCOTSMAN

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#3 posted 1443 days ago

If you get a thousand dollars for one of these boxes please send me the address of the buyer I have lots of boxes and things that will be of use to him.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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bigike

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#4 posted 1443 days ago

great job they look very smooth, what did you use for finnish?

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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sawdustcreater

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#5 posted 1443 days ago

very nice work. Hope every one that gets one appreciates the time and effort.

-- The wife asks me all the time "what ya makin" SAWDUST duh ,http://www.tnwoodworks.webs.com

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Ryan Shervill

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#6 posted 1443 days ago

Is there a “how to” posted somewhere? They look great…..I think I’d like to do one for a knife I just finished :)

-- Want to see me completely transform a house? Look here: http://forum.canadianwoodworking.com/showthread.php?41055

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savannah505

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#7 posted 1441 days ago

Very nice, I happen to be a proud recipient of one of Rj’s pen boxes that he gave me as a gift. It is very nice, done in buckeye burl. I’m sure that who ever you give them to will be thrilled to have one. Great job.

-- Dan Wiggins

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Coloneldon

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#8 posted 1441 days ago

Thanks for all you comments the following are my answers to your questions.

Scotsman—I didn’t say I was going to sell these for $1000 I said that would be the price if you considered how much time it took me to make these.

Bigike—I used General Finish wipe on poly. The buffed out using my beal buffing system.

Ryan Shervill—I do not know of any “how to” post. RJ would be the guy to do such a post this is his design, not mine. I just looked at his picture and mace one similar.

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