"Son Light"

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Project by Transition posted 01-03-2012 05:36 PM 1300 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My son lights up my life, so I decided to gift him in kind.

The wood is Buckeye Burl, which I recently won in a Craft Supplies USA Facebook contest. The kit was purchased, under my sons nose (Dad! Dad! Can I have a flashlight?”), during a pre-Christmas visit to Penn State Industries. Finished with BLO and CA.

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA -

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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 01-03-2012 05:50 PM

Pretty! COOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#2 posted 01-03-2012 06:03 PM

It looks like a mineral. Very cool.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#3 posted 01-03-2012 06:40 PM

what a beauty, and made for your son is even more perfect, i know he will love it, that wood has so much beauty in it…when i first saw it i looked like you were seeing a galaxy out in the universe..great job…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#4 posted 01-03-2012 08:44 PM

Great looking pen.very nice gift.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#5 posted 01-03-2012 11:19 PM

Thats a real cool looking light Andrew, beautiful piece of timber & fabulous gift for the boy :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#6 posted 01-04-2012 01:54 AM

That is really beautiful! Nice job!


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#7 posted 01-04-2012 02:02 AM

Nice work

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#8 posted 01-04-2012 05:41 PM

love the wood and great job on the pen .

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