Amalgam-Mutt Cigar Pens

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Project by Darell posted 01-27-2012 10:22 PM 2035 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I picked up a couple of Amalgam-Mutt pen blanks at SWAT last summer and finally got around to turning them. I used my EWT Easy Rougher to turn the blanks. The carbide cutters make short work of turning pens. Anyway, despite the lousy pictures these pens turned out just beautiful. I don’t have the names of the two blanks but it really doesn’t matter as no two are the same. The red one is some type of burl, the blue, I have no idea. Finished with CA and Renaissance wax. I used cigar pen kits so I’d have more of the blank showing.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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#1 posted 01-27-2012 10:30 PM

Wow that’s an amazing pen,very cool.

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#2 posted 01-27-2012 10:57 PM

Great pens. What do you think of the Easy Rougher? Worth the investment?

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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#3 posted 01-27-2012 11:13 PM

Yes, I like the easy rougher quite a bit. Worked great on these pens and every time I’ve used it so far.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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#4 posted 01-28-2012 03:26 AM

Nice work

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#5 posted 01-31-2012 05:34 AM

Great work. The red one looks like the ones I get from beartooth woods its called red tide.

-- Rodney, Arlington Texas

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