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Project by plantek posted 913 days ago 769 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently bought my first lathe. It’s the Delta 46-460. I love it.
To cut my teeth on it I bought a starter kit of pens.
The ones pictured are Rosewood, Bamboo, Walnut and the last picture is of a wood I have yet to identify.
Turning pens is a lot of fun and very relaxing. I’ve sold a few at work and have a friend of mine who regularly does craft show here in Oakland will be taking some of my pens for tomorrows First Friday Show. It’s a big deal out here for the local artists. We have a deal where we will both make some money. If your in the area stop by and have a look at both or our crafts.

Thanks for looking.

-- If you want it and it's within reason... It's on it's way!

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#1 posted 912 days ago

Nice job,good job of contouring down to the metal. Vey nice for first attempt.

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#2 posted 912 days ago

On my first attempt I would have blown them into pieces.

Great job!

I could not find the friday show from the link; but i had a good read on those blogs.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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