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Project by jollyconch posted 1298 days ago 1897 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Trimline Pens made from Deer Antler in a gun metal finish. All three pens were made from the same antler but each has a unique characteristic.

-- Jolly Conch, Woodstock, GA, http://www.jollyconch.com





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CumberlandCowboy

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#1 posted 1298 days ago

I have to make one for a lady at work…......hope mine turns out as nice as yours….....

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ratchet

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#2 posted 1298 days ago

Totally sweet looking!

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reggiek

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#3 posted 1298 days ago

Very nice…what finish did you use? I have some antler material that was given to me and have not decided what to do with it yet (I’ve thought of handles for boxes, drawer pulls….etc…etc). I may have to turn a pen/pencil set as those pens of yours really have a classy look.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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Roger

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#4 posted 1297 days ago

Those really came out nice. how are those to turn, and finish? nice way to display em also

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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christopheralan

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#5 posted 1297 days ago

Wow! Great job!

-- christopheralan http://www.projectwoodworks.com

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jollyconch

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#6 posted 1297 days ago

Thanks for the comments. They turn somewhat like acrylics but can be a bit brittle. The biggest problem is the smell that comes from the antler when you are turning it. Smells like drilling teeth in a dentist office. I finished them with several coats of Canoacrylatre (CA) and progressively polished to12,000 grit.

-- Jolly Conch, Woodstock, GA, http://www.jollyconch.com

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Dudley

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#7 posted 1296 days ago

Super. I like working with antler. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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