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Project by Napoleon posted 09-11-2011 06:26 PM 1207 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
I had to try again :D
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This time it is a piece of my finest palisander and the rest is cobber. Yes i no…you people have seen a million pens,but for me its new and very entertaining :D

Thanks for looking :)

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith





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Michael1

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#1 posted 09-11-2011 06:44 PM

It doesn’t matter how many have posted before, I like seeing what others create as it gives me design ideas and often times I will see something and think, Good Idea, i would have never thought of that. Thanks for posting.
And nice writing instrument

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com

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Dusty56

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#2 posted 09-11-2011 06:51 PM

Never heard of palisander before now , so I looked it up…..a tree by any other name is just as good : )

Dalbergia retusa (Caviuna, Cocobolo, Cocobolo Prieto, Funeram, Granadillo, Jacarandáholz, Nambar, Nicaraguan Rosewood, Palisander, Palissandro, Palo Negro, Pau Preto, Rosewood, Urauna) is a plant species in the genus Dalbergia. It is known to produce the wood called cocobolo. It is a fair-sized tree, reported to reach 20–25 m in height.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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patron

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#3 posted 09-11-2011 06:56 PM

it doesn’t look like a ‘try’ to me

looks more like a ‘do’

glad you are enjoying your time in the shop
and playing with the new tools

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Schwieb

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#4 posted 09-11-2011 07:30 PM

you’re having fun, that’s what is important…...

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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Napoleon

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#5 posted 09-11-2011 08:53 PM

Michael you got a good point there :) And thanks :)

Dusty in Denmark we say : A dear child got many names :)

David its a try-to-do-again :D and i can asure you i have a lot of fun these days :)

Ken i alwáys do what is importent :D

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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JohnGreco

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#6 posted 09-11-2011 09:28 PM

Very nice!

-- John

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sras

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#7 posted 09-12-2011 01:48 AM

Very nice! A pen is on my list of future projects – I hope to do as well as you.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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Transition

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#8 posted 09-12-2011 04:22 PM

Great job on your first pens! I love turning them. Satisfaction in an hour or so. Keep up the good work. I look forward to one million two, one million three…

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA - www.TransitionTurning.com

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Napoleon

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#9 posted 09-12-2011 06:50 PM

JohnGreco Thanks :)

sras just do it and you will love it :D

Trasition Thanks man,and i guess you are right…when first you are hooked :D

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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