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My First Turned Pen

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Project by Brett posted 11-09-2011 07:26 AM 753 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another lathe project. I love this thing!

Its a fountain pen for my oldest son made of walnut. I had some help from him turning the pen, he is in the picture. It has a CA (superglue) finish and wax.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com





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brian88

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#1 posted 11-09-2011 07:36 AM

are these going to be this years Christmas presents???

-- "thats all I have to say about that..."

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#2 posted 11-09-2011 10:51 AM

Congrats to you looks great!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 11-09-2011 11:51 AM

Nice pen. It looks like the pen monster has struck again..:)

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#4 posted 11-09-2011 01:48 PM

Congratulations consider yourself addicted to turning now ;-D

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#5 posted 11-09-2011 06:11 PM

Very nice. Welcome to the addiction.

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#6 posted 11-09-2011 07:49 PM

Nice pen – those don’t look like safety glasses to me…......Plus a face shield is wiser.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#7 posted 11-09-2011 08:08 PM

Is that an Americana??? My first pen was a Walnut Americana!!

Great job.

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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#8 posted 11-10-2011 02:53 PM

Very nice work, good to see you getting your son involved

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Brett

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#9 posted 11-10-2011 05:00 PM

Thanks to everyone! I am surprised to get so many comments on a pen.

I’m not sure what the style of pen it is. It just said fountain pen on the description.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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