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Project by CiscoKid posted 11-06-2010 02:05 PM 1992 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Statesman fountain pen in amboyna burl. 20 coats of CA sanded to 12,000 and polished with glass polish. Comments and criticisms welcome.

-- Al, Culpeper VA





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 11-06-2010 02:18 PM

Wow nice.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 11-06-2010 02:30 PM

...this makes my Parker fountain pen look…plain. :) awesome job!

-- Beka/Becky - aspiring jill of all trades, still learning to not read the directions.

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#3 posted 11-06-2010 02:43 PM

Al,
Very nice. I’m an admirer of all your pens. I’ve done a few pens, and have yet to see any of the “creative” shapes that I prefer to traditional shapes, flawlessly made, like yours. I seem obsessed with boxes these days, but there’s always time to appreciate other fine work. Well done.
Roger

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

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#4 posted 11-06-2010 05:41 PM

Thank you, guys. I am obsessed with boxes as well, Roger, but Christmas is right around the corner and Santa’s busiest elf needs to make some presents for friends and family!

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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#5 posted 11-07-2010 02:04 AM

This is Beautiful!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 11-07-2010 03:51 PM

Very well turned…I am off work this week and plan on getting Santa’s workshop hopping for some gifts also…Good luck on your list.

-- Patrick, Virginia

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