Some more pens for our Banquet. All California Wood

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Project by Karson posted 11-10-2010 01:33 AM 1596 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was making a few pens to be given as door prizes at the Mason Dixon Woodworkers Club Annual Banquet.

I posted earlier the Desert Holly pen and in this post I’ve made. These were all made from California wood.

Lower – Pistachio,
Next – Carob,
Next – Wild Cherry,
Last – Claro Walnut.

In the second and last picture the Desert Holly pen is also posted.

-- 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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#1 posted 11-10-2010 02:30 AM

keep practicing like that and you may get it right!!! uh, Well done as usual.

.... hmmm, and how do I rig the drawing… ?

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#2 posted 11-10-2010 02:52 AM

What is the pen kit ?
They sure are all beautiful.
Nice work Karson !!


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#3 posted 11-10-2010 02:57 AM

Nice pens, Karson.

Just finished a bunch for my doctor’s office. Used a piece of the Sapele you gave me.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 11-10-2010 03:41 AM

Lisa: These are all from Penn State Industries out of Philly, PA They are called PK-Mont or Executive style.

All You will just need to buy all of the tickets. Or you could just buy one from me and be assured of getting one.

-- 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 11-10-2010 05:43 AM

Nice looking pens Karson. They should be well received. If you ever get a chance to acquire some Reindeer
Antler – they make beautiful pens. I’ve tried most of the antler and found that the Reindeer works the best.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#6 posted 11-10-2010 07:13 AM

They are all gorgeous!

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#7 posted 11-10-2010 01:11 PM

Hi karson,

I don’t believe I ever met a person so generous and so willing to give things away.

I’m sure there is a very special place in heaven for you, my friend. (when you do finally get there).

Nice pens.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 11-11-2010 04:53 AM

Great Pens, you are sure a good person to make all these to just give away!!

Thanks for sharing!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#9 posted 11-13-2010 01:11 AM

Those look mighty fine.

-- Gary, Florida

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#10 posted 11-18-2010 09:15 AM

You are a good man my friend, or as we say down under a top bloke.

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

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#11 posted 08-19-2011 03:01 AM

I know a pen maker… these are great!

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