My First Pen

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Project by Matthew posted 02-25-2012 04:23 AM 1152 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first pen….actually my very first “turned” anything…..Coco Bola on a Satin Slimeline kit. Loved making it and I have two blanks drying as we speak…a crosscut Zebrawood and a Purpleheart, can’t wait to see them done. On a side note I need to get my wife to take pics with her fancy camera, to show of the grain.

-- Save every piece of scrap, the best things come from what others cast aside --

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#1 posted 02-25-2012 04:47 AM

Nicely done. Looks like it would have a nice feel to it.

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#2 posted 02-25-2012 05:23 AM

That’s a beauty nice job.

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#3 posted 02-25-2012 09:48 AM

Really nice looking pen! You had better watch out though – if you are anything like my partner, you are going to be doing lots of them! :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#4 posted 02-25-2012 04:40 PM

Nice job, Matt. I want to write with it. I think a pepper mill would be better. A zebra print pepper mill would be nice too.

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#5 posted 02-25-2012 06:20 PM

That’s great fro your first pen, Coco bola is such a handsome wood too

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#6 posted 02-25-2012 06:22 PM

Feels good, don’t it bro. :) Here’s to a fantastic hobby:)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#7 posted 02-26-2012 02:34 PM

Nicely done. Welcome to the addiction :)


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#8 posted 02-26-2012 04:47 PM


-- Save every piece of scrap, the best things come from what others cast aside --

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