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Project by ToddO posted 12-15-2007 05:31 AM 1437 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 Please forgive the lousy pictures, I need to get a better camera.

-- Todd, Richfield MN

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#1 posted 12-15-2007 05:35 AM

You done a great job!!

-- Todd

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#2 posted 12-15-2007 06:03 AM

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 -- --

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#3 posted 12-15-2007 07:16 AM

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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#4 posted 12-15-2007 07:23 AM

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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#5 posted 12-15-2007 07:36 AM

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


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#6 posted 12-15-2007 08:04 AM

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

-- Nils Davis, Menlo Park, CA

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#7 posted 12-15-2007 10:05 AM

Very nice job Todd.

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

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#8 posted 12-15-2007 11:35 AM

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

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#9 posted 12-15-2007 02:30 PM

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

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#10 posted 12-15-2007 06:58 PM

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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#11 posted 12-17-2007 08:05 PM

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

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#12 posted 12-23-2007 07:46 PM

A good looking pen nice job


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#13 posted 01-04-2008 03:55 PM

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

Great work!

-- Mark, Florida,

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#14 posted 01-27-2008 06:25 AM

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 -- --

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#15 posted 04-07-2011 09:16 AM

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

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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