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Project by Woodwrecker posted 11-26-2017 02:25 AM 658 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I haven’t turned a pen in a while, and I’ve never turned a Fountain pen.
So, I bought this kit from Penn State and turned this beautiful Kirinite Green Pearl Fountain pen.
This is the Vertex kit and has a magnetic closure and post.
You can use ink cartridges or a pump system with it.
I finished it with EEE compound, after sanding it to 600, and man o man, that really brought out the shine in it.

It was very fun to make and I’m sure once my family sees it, I’ll be making more.

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris





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Oldtool

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#1 posted 11-26-2017 02:28 AM

Impressive looking pen, nice color & shine.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#2 posted 11-26-2017 03:24 AM

That’s one very nice looking pen Eric! Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Kelly

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#3 posted 11-26-2017 03:25 AM

That’s flat out beeeeeutiful. I love the colors.

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#4 posted 11-26-2017 03:34 AM

Great job buddy

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#5 posted 11-26-2017 12:06 PM

This pen is a real eye catcher.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#6 posted 11-26-2017 12:52 PM

Well done, recently made a batch mysef. Cheers

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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lew

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#7 posted 11-26-2017 02:52 PM

You’ll have to keep an eye on that one, Eric! It surely will grow legs and walk away with someone else!!

Beautiful Pen!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Grumpy

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#8 posted 11-26-2017 07:17 PM

Nice one Wrecker.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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luv2learn

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#9 posted 11-27-2017 05:08 AM

Beautifully done Eric. It is a classic.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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jeff

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#10 posted 11-27-2017 07:22 AM

Love the color its very cool looking.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#11 posted 11-30-2017 07:21 PM

Excellent!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#12 posted 12-04-2017 01:28 AM

real attractive pen, Eric!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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