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Project by JTTHECLOCKMAN posted 01-22-2011 05:17 AM 982 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Was having some fun with a pen I made and decided to try something a little bit artsy. There is no special meaning there so don’t read too much into it. Just having some fun.

The pen is a Cambridge Hybrid with titanium gold and sterling sliver parts. The blank is a Banded Malachite truestone. Thanks for looking and any comments are always welcomed.

-- John T.





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wseand

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#1 posted 01-22-2011 05:25 AM

That is a real beaut, I wish my fun came out looking that good.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#2 posted 01-22-2011 05:58 AM

Very nice! what’s Involved In turning malachite? thanks!

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#3 posted 01-22-2011 06:03 AM

The main thing to keep in mind when turning this material is go slow when drill and keep a cool bit. When turning use sharp tools. I turned with my skew and had to sharpen twice. This material is not as bad as some other truestone because it does have alot of acrylic mixed in. But polishes to a real nice shine and is one of my favorite blanks.

-- John T.

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#4 posted 01-22-2011 06:31 AM

This is sure Beautiful! Excellent job!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#5 posted 01-22-2011 07:19 PM

Great job JT. Is that watch one you made. Just kidding.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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