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Lathe turned Pens and Mechanical Pencils

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Project by Slackk posted 01-31-2012 07:06 PM 2199 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at using a lathe.

The pens are kits from Penn State Industries.

Pen/Pencil stock made from Bamboo, Rosewood, Indian Rosewood, and Padauk.

Sanded to an 800 grit finish, 2 coats of Bush Oil, and three coats of friction polish.

-- "If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything."





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#1 posted 01-31-2012 07:35 PM

Pretty amazing for your first effort great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-01-2012 12:34 AM

Nice looking pens for the first try!Keep turning its so much fun!

-- Brian Brooks, Maine

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