My First Pen

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Project by Jim posted 07-07-2010 12:55 AM 1428 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I purchased a lathe last week, it’s a Delta 46-460. This is the first project I turned on it. Nothing fancy, a regular slim line pen.

-- Artificial Intelligence is no match for Natural Stupidity….

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#1 posted 07-07-2010 03:12 AM

Great job. And welcome to the wonderful world of pen making.

-- 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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#2 posted 07-07-2010 07:51 AM

Nice looking pen

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 07-07-2010 07:59 AM

Looks great to me.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#4 posted 07-07-2010 09:06 AM

Nice looking pen. Tell us about the wood.
What kind of finishing do you use?

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#5 posted 07-07-2010 10:49 AM

Nice work.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 07-07-2010 11:48 PM

BZ Welcome to the madness. You’ll be hooked quickly.

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#7 posted 07-08-2010 08:38 PM

Thanks all for you comments.
Oistein: This one is Walnut finished with EEE-Ultra Shine.
Dudley: You are correct, I am already hooked!


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