Amalgam mutt- deep red box

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Project by George watkins posted 01-28-2011 09:42 PM 4103 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

If you’re not familiar with amalgam mutts, there a type of pen blank made by a very talented chap in Texas well here’s his new range of blanks in larger size’s suitable for boxes and many other projects

2.5” tall x 2 3/8” wide

-- it can't rain all the time!!

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#1 posted 01-28-2011 10:17 PM

Wow! That’s beautiful. I’d love to know how he makes his “mutts”.

-- David

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#2 posted 01-28-2011 10:17 PM

Ok ! My take is combining plastic resins with wood, Very cool Color Combinations & endless possibilities!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#3 posted 01-29-2011 01:43 AM

Very nice, both projects are just beautiful. I’ll have to check out those blanks.

-- RStadler

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#4 posted 01-29-2011 02:03 AM

Nice material & turning George, I liked the acorn one as well, you could have some fun with this mixture :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#5 posted 01-29-2011 03:20 AM

Another beauty George.

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#6 posted 01-29-2011 06:00 AM

very cool!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#7 posted 01-29-2011 06:33 AM

George, This is beautiful! I would like to get my hands on some of this material. Your turning is clean and well done!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#8 posted 01-29-2011 07:02 AM

That looks amazing. I love that combination. Very nicely done!

Does this chap in Texas have a web site or a means to contact him? I’d like to see what is available in pen blanks as well as larger material.

Thanks in advance.

-- "There are no gains without pains." -Benjamin Franklin

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#9 posted 01-29-2011 07:18 AM

It looks fantastic!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#10 posted 01-29-2011 10:08 AM

Thank you for all of your kind comments

You can contact the maker (Eugenen soto) via IAP where he sells in the classifieds section or via bear tooth woods who stock a selection of his blanks- the box size blanks are very new and he is still building up stock and trying diffrent material combinations etc so if you’d like the box size its best to contact him direct- here’s his email

I hope this isn’t against the rules- I’m not benefitting financially from giving out contact info – I’m just a very happy customer of both the mutt maker and Bear tooth woods

-- it can't rain all the time!!

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#11 posted 01-29-2011 03:45 PM

A great little turning George. I’m pretty sure I know how he makes the mutts (actually not too difficult) , but it is a very creative idea anyway and I won’t try to reveal it here and try to ruin his business.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 01-29-2011 11:21 PM

I have been in the “mutt-house ” for hours after seeing this post…thanks George!

-- Lou

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