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Nouveau Sceptre pen in yellow birch burl

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Project by letrusquin posted 1224 days ago 1393 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my first experience with burl turning in pen making. PSI Nouveau Sceptre kit. CA glue finish.

-- www.letrusquin.com - atelier le Trusquin - Quebec (Canada)





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Kerux

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#1 posted 1224 days ago

Nice looking pen. Good and clean edges.

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Shawn K.

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#2 posted 1224 days ago

Fantastic work on the finish, and profile. But the finish really sets this off!

-- -- Never entrust power to those who desire it.

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rozzi

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#3 posted 1224 days ago

Very nice looking pen. Love the wood and the finish appears very nice. Thanks for sharing.

-- Duane, Iowa

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#4 posted 1224 days ago

I like it. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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falegniam

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#5 posted 1223 days ago

that’s a beauty !!! where do you get the hardware for pens like that?

-- If you work you eat - If you don't work, you eat, drink, and sleep.

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letrusquin

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#6 posted 1223 days ago

PSI – Pen State Industries – http://www.pennstateind.com/

-- www.letrusquin.com - atelier le Trusquin - Quebec (Canada)

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Adam Hood

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#7 posted 1219 days ago

Love that burl, profile looks great. Can’t beat that CA finish can ya? I learned about that finish at my local wood turning club meeting early this month and they mentioned that you use a couple drops of boiled linseed oil on the pen and then put a coat of CA on, then repeat till you have however many coats you want. Makes it easier than just straight CA and I will never finish a pen with anything else. Grat job!!

-- Adam ~ AdamHoodStudios.com ~ Keep the wood shavings flying ~ Lakeland, Fl

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letrusquin

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#8 posted 1219 days ago

Hi Adam Hood. I use Danish oil when I applie de Ca mid glue. I begin by applying CA thin glue to saturate the wood, the use Danish oil and CA mid glue for next layers. I finish polishing with car product’s finishing: compund and wax for fiberglass cars. It makes a very nice and durable finish!

-- www.letrusquin.com - atelier le Trusquin - Quebec (Canada)

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Michelle C

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#9 posted 1211 days ago

Well what you did really makes the grain and burl stand out almost 3D-ish. Gorgeous.

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bigbullets

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#10 posted 597 days ago

I always drool over burls. very nice. I always have a problem with sanding rings even with wet sanding.

-- "good night Chesty Puller, where ever you are"

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