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Project by ToddO posted 2414 days ago 1025 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this pen as a Christmas gift. The wood is East Indian Rosewood, with 4 coats of woodturners wax. The pen kit is the Gentleman’s pen kit from woodturnerscatalog.com Please forgive the lousy pictures, I need to get a better camera.

-- Todd, Richfield MN





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scrollsaw

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#1 posted 2414 days ago

You done a great job!!

-- Todd

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scottb

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#2 posted 2414 days ago

a gentlemen’s pen – very handsome indeed. It is about the size of a cigar pen (which I thought I’d like, but find a hair to big), or a bit smaller in diameter?

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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ToddO

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#3 posted 2414 days ago

Scott,
This is a big pen, however, it has a tapered neck were you hold it making it a comfortable pen to use.

-- Todd, Richfield MN

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Karson

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#4 posted 2414 days ago

A great Pen. Looks terrific.

-- 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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Kerux

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#5 posted 2414 days ago

Looks good, I like that gentleman’s pen. You did a good job on it!

-- http://caledoniachurchofchrist.yolasite.com/

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Nils

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#6 posted 2414 days ago

Beautiful work! Very classic look with the rosewood and silver.

-- Nils Davis, Menlo Park, CA

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Grumpy

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#7 posted 2414 days ago

Very nice job Todd.

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

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rikkor

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#8 posted 2414 days ago

The first word that came to mind was “elegant.”

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mrtrim

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#9 posted 2413 days ago

way too nice to be a pen its a writeing implement ! a fine job indeed

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RobG

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#10 posted 2413 days ago

NIce job!! That is a project I have wanted to do since I got a lathe and Just never got the set-up. I need to because this time of year gifts like that would be great to hand out. Good work.

-- Woodworking is Life. Anything before or after is just waiting.--S. McQueen sort of

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MsDebbieP

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#11 posted 2411 days ago

yes….... a wonderful pen. Every “rich”.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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king

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#12 posted 2405 days ago

A good looking pen nice job

-- franklinalbert@sbcglobal.net

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MarkWilk

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#13 posted 2393 days ago

Outstanding. Finish is great and the fit to the kit looks perfect.

Great work!

-- Mark, Florida, http://penturner.wordpress.com/

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scottb

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#14 posted 2371 days ago

This came up on the home page again… still really struck by the appearance and proportions of this pen. Looks like I’m going to have to make some!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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Dan Hux

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#15 posted 1205 days ago

great looking pen, I like the wood color and metal together,,looks great

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

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