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From Firewood To A Pen

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Project by Dustmite97 posted 01-26-2012 06:50 PM 967 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Once you start turning pens you can’t stop! I’ve been having a lot of fun with pen turning. these two pens are made from a couple of log chunks from the backyard. I thought that these logs would make perfect pen blanks. The birch blank was very easy to turn and sanded very nicely. The other blank was nice as well but I’m not sure what type of wood it is. This was a very fun project and I thought it was cool to see wood that was bound for the firepit turn into something useful.





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#1 posted 01-26-2012 06:55 PM

Very nice job. Pens are quite addictive, and turning them from found wood or stuff that I have cut myself is one of the most fun parts. Look forward to seeing more of them.

CtL

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#2 posted 01-26-2012 09:25 PM

Nice looking pen.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 01-27-2012 12:22 AM

Looks super ,free wood is the way to go

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 01-27-2012 06:06 PM

Way to go buddy

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