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Project by Gary posted 11-26-2007 12:26 AM 1194 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Modified Slimline pen
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This centerband-less chrome slimline is the result of thinking about Scott’s slimline experiment, seen here:
The start

I wanted to make a slimline with a little shape, keep it comfortable, do away with the CB, and make it flow. This is what I came up with.

The barrels are cut sharp to the hardware, then coved between ends.
The upper barrel is cut long, then countersunk so it slips over the end of the lower barrel.
Turned with a skew, wet-sanded with MM, then buffed out with Novus 2 & 1!
Wow, Novus is great stuff—I’m sold on it. Thanks Mike & Linda for stocking it.

Comments and criticisms welcome.

Gary

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/





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Grumpy

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#1 posted 11-26-2007 01:01 AM

Very original Gary.Great job.

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

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Karson

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#2 posted 11-26-2007 01:20 AM

Very classy pen Gary.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#3 posted 11-26-2007 01:21 AM

That’s a heck of a picture, makes that pen looks like it glows!

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#4 posted 11-26-2007 03:44 AM

cool pen !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 11-26-2007 11:34 AM

Great pen – I like the creativity.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#6 posted 11-26-2007 02:21 PM

Gadzooks, that’s wonderful.

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#7 posted 11-26-2007 04:54 PM

Thanks. LOML kept this one.
Darryl, the Novus polish makes it glow—that’s a pretty realistic photo. ;-)

G

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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