Segmented slimline

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Project by Gary posted 01-09-2008 06:51 PM 1349 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The IAP is having it’s annual birthday bash and the first week’s contest was a segmented slimline which required using all the parts and with “shape”—meaning the pen couldn’t be turned bushing to bushing.
This was my submission.
Curly maple with black walnut and bloodwood for the lower barrel and black walnut with curly maple for the upper barrel.
All comments and criticisms welcome.


-- Gary, Florida.

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#1 posted 01-09-2008 06:53 PM

Very cool!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 01-09-2008 07:34 PM

Pretty intricate. You have some time invested in that one.

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#3 posted 01-09-2008 08:19 PM

Very beautiful.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#4 posted 01-09-2008 08:28 PM

Gorgeous pen. The laminations look complicated.

-- Still learning everything

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#5 posted 01-09-2008 09:14 PM


-- making sawdust....

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#6 posted 01-09-2008 10:48 PM

so creative!!!

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#7 posted 01-09-2008 10:53 PM

Thats some pen Gary

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

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