Red Cedar Pen

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Project by Bill Akins posted 1284 days ago 1329 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I have made several slimline pens but my wife wanted a fatter pen. She also wanted me to make her one out of the cedar that I made her blanket chest out of. All in all, it turned out pretty good. I sealed it with 2 coats of CA glue and then a couple coats of wax.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.

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#1 posted 1284 days ago

Nice looking pen….what do they call this type of pen?

-- Vince

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Bill Akins

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#2 posted 1284 days ago

This is called classic rollerball pen. I was planning to get the cigar pen but they were out so I went with this.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.

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#3 posted 1284 days ago

Whoa, any stain on this one or is it the natural color of your red cedar? never saw one so pink before o_o

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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#4 posted 1284 days ago

Looks great! When I turn cedar pens I save the shaving, Ihave a waiting list from people who want the shavings. Noe I need to work on a waiting list of people who want to buy the pens.

-- Mike, Illinois,

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#5 posted 1284 days ago

This is a great looking Classic Roller Ball, I enjoy turning pens but have never turned one of these. Very Nice indeed!!

Thanks for Sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 1284 days ago

looks great bill…

kind of funny on the timing—-after a gazillion slimlines I made my first ever non slim line…I made a European Pen style and it turned out great…will post soon…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#7 posted 1284 days ago

Great looking pen Bill.
The color is really something!

-- Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

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