Junior Statesman in water buffalo horn

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Project by CiscoKid posted 09-10-2010 09:49 PM 905 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not quite as black as ebony, but pretty darn black. Smells like hair burning when you turn it. Sharp tool and light cuts are the order of the day here. Elegant little fountain pen.

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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#1 posted 09-10-2010 10:03 PM

Very nice. As is your burl pen. I do love fine writing instruments, and your pens fit the definition of well designed and constructed. My compliments. Horn is a very tactile material to work with, and your pen is a nice example.


-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#2 posted 09-11-2010 04:26 AM

This is a Very Elegant instrument! Are you keeping it or are you going to sell it? Thanks for Sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#3 posted 09-11-2010 07:26 AM

Beautiful job. Did you use a finish or just buff it out?

-- 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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#4 posted 09-15-2010 08:02 PM

Sedco – gave it away for a birthday gift to a lady friend.

Bake – could have just buffed it and it would have shone like a new penny, but I like my finishes to last so I gave it the usual treatment with CA.

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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