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Snakewood Pen and Pencil Set

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Project by DMiller posted 02-18-2018 02:37 AM 834 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a slimline snakewood gunmetal pen and pencil set I made for my personal use at school. I was a little too venturous in that I started reading about the wood after I purchased it; I then found out that it can have problems overheating and cracking. I was fortunate in that I didn’t really have problems with cracks; the cracks that I did have were very small and easily filled with CA glue. Overall, it was a fun project; the difficulty in working with the wood is easily overcome by the finished product. A special thanks to sapwood for his advice on snakewood. Thanks for looking! Dale M.

https://mail.google.com/mail/ca/u/0/?ui=2&ik=85bac0dc79&view=fimg&th=161a6a770232ffcf&attid=0.11&disp=inline&safe=1&attbid=ANGjdJ9tj4nkJJBfX0boiVWoCD9Ozz2fhQm3TJ7Hkyx5Qwx5WM6oBpaGgQkPZ6PtNRSKtb_rooUFPUXH2-KJf2Wou8efbWKW6PShId2B3C1TG-99bcJa_2UJn6Wgtdw&ats=1518920208490&rm=161a6a770232ffcf&zw&sz=w1366-h654

I you are interested, please follow my brother and I’s woodworking on Instagram at millerbroswoodworks.

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "I can do all things through Christ, which strengtheneth me." Philippians 4:13. "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."





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#1 posted 02-18-2018 05:47 AM

Very nice!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 02-18-2018 03:42 PM

Nice set Dale, I haven’t made any pens yet, always something else on the go.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#3 posted 02-18-2018 03:46 PM

Thanks ralbuck and John! I appreciate your encouragement!

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "I can do all things through Christ, which strengtheneth me." Philippians 4:13. "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

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#4 posted 02-18-2018 08:44 PM

Very Nice & Well Done Dave!

-- LIFE is what happens when you're planning on doing Other Things!

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#5 posted 02-19-2018 05:38 AM



Very Nice & Well Done Dave!

- Rick

Thanks Rick!

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "I can do all things through Christ, which strengtheneth me." Philippians 4:13. "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

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