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I finished the wood pen with CA. The aluminum pen has a carnuba wax finish and the acrylic pen has Hut plastic polish.
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#1 posted 01-05-2012 11:48 PM
A cool variety of pens good job.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#2 posted 01-06-2012 05:05 PM
Nice pens. Did you do the aluminum on your wood lathe? I’d like to know a little more details about turning the aluminum.
-- Dan, Virginia Beach
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#4 posted 01-06-2012 09:12 PM
Dan,Yes,, I did turn the aluminum pen on my wood lathe. It takes a little longer but it was still fun to do.I use a spindle gouge and a round nose scraper with light passes. I then sanded it to get any scratch marks off the finished up with steel wool. Next time I plan to use a carbide cutter to see if it will work better.
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#5 posted 01-07-2012 06:00 AM
Nice pens, Vince…................jim
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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