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Project by Mrowell posted 11-06-2017 02:04 AM 247 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have recently started turning for the first time. I have only done pens and a few bottle stoppers

-- Matt R





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pottz

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#1 posted 11-06-2017 02:39 AM

ive done pens off and on for about 12 years having done hundreds and ill say your starting off pretty good buddy,those look top notch!if you really want to get in to pen making check out IAP, international association of pen turners,thats all they do,it will save you you a lot of trial and mostly error in pen making.nice job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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Mrowell

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#2 posted 11-06-2017 11:50 AM

Thanks!! I will definitely look at IAP!!

-- Matt R

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ohwoodeye

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#3 posted 11-06-2017 04:32 PM

Very nice.
Expensive little hobby….....everyone absolutely loves the pens (when they are given to them as gifts) but don’t really want to pay for them. It adds up quick but pen making is a really an enjoyable distraction.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 11-06-2017 05:45 PM

These pens are so nice looking and will make great gifts.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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