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Project by RogerC posted 01-25-2012 01:00 AM 968 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ok so after the first 2 pens I did as tests to just sort of get a feel I put a more serious effort into making this paduak pen. Looks like it turned out good to me! Please give me your feed back as I’m still a beginner! Finish is 3 coats of varathane sanded inbetween each coat.





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Dlow

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#1 posted 01-25-2012 01:44 AM

It looks good. You should try using CA glue as a finish too. I have a bunch of wood blanks waiting for a little warmer weather to get at them.

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Transition

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#2 posted 01-25-2012 01:57 AM

Looks good to me. Nice job.

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

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#3 posted 01-25-2012 02:42 AM

Your burn lines are very effective. It looks nice!

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#4 posted 01-25-2012 03:01 AM

sign some big checks wit dat badboy

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#5 posted 01-25-2012 03:54 AM

Very cool looking pen ,nice work.

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#6 posted 01-25-2012 04:55 AM

Very nice, keep up the good work

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#7 posted 01-25-2012 05:42 AM

Very well done. I agree give CA a try. Nice finish and am thinking an easier process. Keep em coming.

-- Duane, Iowa

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#8 posted 01-26-2012 01:32 AM

Thanks everyone. Yes CA glue is probably the way to go and I plan to pick some up at the wood working show near my place this weekend. Also need more pen kits (got lots of blanks but went a little skimpy on the kits haha!) My question is will the finish I’‘ve used last? or wear off quickly? Thanks again for the input

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