first pens

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Project by bake posted 08-14-2010 08:11 AM 1349 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are the first pens that I have turned.

#1 is the first one that I made, it is a slimline, I’m not sure what the wood is, rosewood I think. Finished with Behlen wood turner’s finish.

#2 is a slimline also, no idea what kind of wood. my first try at a CA finish.

#3 is a cigar, wood is mahogany, CA finish.

#4 is a cigar, wood is salvaged walnut barn wood, CA finish.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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#1 posted 08-14-2010 01:54 PM

Great looking pens for your first ones. You are probably hooked now. The pen monster strikes again.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#2 posted 08-14-2010 02:24 PM

So now turn the antler. Makes a great pen. Especially a top.
Smells pretty bad.

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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#3 posted 08-14-2010 03:15 PM

Great looking group there Bake.

-- Alan, Prince George

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#4 posted 08-14-2010 03:19 PM

Nice pens! #2 looks like figured eucalyptus

-- John

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#5 posted 08-14-2010 07:44 PM

Very nice Pens ! I hope to be able to get a lathe and do these before long. Awesome Job!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#6 posted 08-14-2010 07:49 PM

i have never turned before and do no have a lathe. it looks like something i would like to do.

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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