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Project by Mark Miller posted 01-14-2011 10:04 PM 2186 views 2 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

On Dec. 14th, 2010 I had the opportunity to Present the Fountain Pen that I hand Crafted to the Prime Minister of Canada in is West Block Office. Prior to the Meeting I was the guest of the PM. For question Period, I had seats in the Speakers Gallery. After Question Period I was take by his gracious Special Assistant Allison Barrett to meet the PM. While I was there with the PM we were photographed by Jill Propp Special Assistant- Photography. He loved the Pen, it was crafted from Cocobolo with 24k Gold plating. I will be adding more but for now this will be all. A Very Special Thanks To Alli and Jill for making this happen! Thanks for Reading. Any comments are welcome.

-- www.markscreativeturnings.ca





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Kindlingmaker

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#1 posted 01-14-2011 10:15 PM

A Very Major WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#2 posted 01-14-2011 10:27 PM

Thats great…very nice pictures and a great pen. Something to be very proud of.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#3 posted 01-14-2011 10:29 PM

Lovely Pen Mark, now the PM knows the citizens have the Write stuff – couldn’t resist that one.
I’ll bet he was very pleased to receive it.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#4 posted 01-14-2011 10:30 PM

Mark, this is a very great honor. Your family must be very proud.

-- Chuck Anstrom - Virginia

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#5 posted 01-14-2011 10:37 PM

Very impressive and quite an honor.

-- Rod -Cincinnati, Ohio

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#6 posted 01-14-2011 10:40 PM

awesome! wich one is the prime minister?

hehe

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#7 posted 01-14-2011 10:44 PM

I applaud you accomplishment, the pen is wonderfully crafted , but what happened with that box?

-- Junior -Quality is never an accident-it is the reward for the effort involved.

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Mark Miller

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#8 posted 01-14-2011 11:12 PM

Thanks for all the kind comments, Junior I ended up not giving him the case yet I want to fix it and make a better job on the hinges. you can see more pics on my web site. www.markscreativeturnings.com

-- www.markscreativeturnings.ca

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amir

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#9 posted 01-14-2011 11:14 PM

Congratulations

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rivergirl

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#10 posted 01-14-2011 11:15 PM

How wonderful for you! The pen is absolutely beautiful!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#11 posted 01-14-2011 11:16 PM

Congratulations Mark. Mr. Harper seems pretty happy with it. Great job.

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#12 posted 01-14-2011 11:20 PM

Wow !

That’s even better than the spoon that a LumberJock made for Guy Fieri !!

What an honor … both for you AND for PM Harper !

Congratulations !

-- -- Neil

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mafe

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#13 posted 01-14-2011 11:49 PM

Well done, congratulations.
Best thoughts,
MaFe

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#14 posted 01-15-2011 12:07 AM

@Greedo LOL

But what a nice accomplishment, yeah :)

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#15 posted 01-15-2011 01:19 AM

Congratulations !!!
You must be very proud.

-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada

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