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#1 posted 01-29-2008 07:44 PM
I love that wood in pens. Really my favorite. Nice one.
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#2 posted 01-29-2008 07:58 PM
Very nice pen. That model is one of my favorites. Keep up the good work!
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#3 posted 01-29-2008 08:51 PM
Very nice pen!
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#4 posted 01-29-2008 11:36 PM
This is a nice pen. The more of these pen posts I see the more impressed I am with the skill and ability it takes to produce them.
Thanks for sharing.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#5 posted 01-30-2008 01:54 AM
Nice job Tex, I like the twisting grain effect. What glue do you use on the blank?.
-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python
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#6 posted 11-23-2011 12:37 AM
just getting ready to try this one. I have a wood turners finish bought from woodcraft, it’s a water / urathane, I am hoping I wont have any of the problems with oil based finishes, this one seems to have worked really well for other turning projects, and finished them in 5-8 coats in about 30 minutes
-- "The temptation to quit will be greatest just before you are about to succeed." ~Chinese Proverb~
#7 posted 11-23-2011 02:52 AM
I use Shellawax Liquid on all of my wood pens. I’ve tried most of the other finishes out there and think that Shellawax gives the best and longest lasting results. You can get a sample bottle for $5 that will do 50 or so pens.
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