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Project by Bill Akins posted 10-27-2010 11:15 PM 1694 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made 5 pens today. The center one is sarvis wood and the others are maple. The center one is a rollerball, the 2 next to it are cigar pens and the 2 outer ones are slimline. All wood are leftover bowl blanks pieces. I like to save the scraps and make pens from them. Last week I cut the pen blanks, drilled the holes and glued the tubes in them. I turned and finished them today.

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





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Dan Hux

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#1 posted 10-28-2010 01:13 AM

very nice..great looking pens,,your photos make it look easy, i bet it’s not so easy..

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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Napaman

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#2 posted 10-28-2010 01:37 AM

very nice…i love the maple…and great idea to use the scraps of the bowls…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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sedcokid

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#3 posted 10-28-2010 02:56 AM

Bill,
What nice pens! Fun to make aren’t they?

Thanks for Sharing,
‘The SedcoKid’

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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JOSEE

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#4 posted 10-28-2010 08:38 PM

those are nice looking pens.
ive made a couple but i put designs in mine
there really fun to make arnt they?

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