Pens/pencil, wood and acrylic

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Project by Dlow posted 03-04-2012 05:22 AM 1120 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are a few of the first pens I turned a couple years ago and I don’t remember what type of wood the top pen is made of. They’re all finished with a few coats of carnuba wax.

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#1 posted 03-04-2012 02:48 PM

Nice work, I really like the red and purple one. Very clean!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 03-04-2012 03:22 PM

Cool looking work. Great job!!

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#3 posted 03-06-2012 04:50 PM

Very nice. A straight slimline is a pretty boring pen. The details and thickness you gave these pens really makes them stand out. Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's "opinion" on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#4 posted 03-06-2012 09:21 PM

Thanks Mike. True the slimline is fairly simple and I have quite a few to go through before I start a new style only because I don’t want them to be forgotten about. I try to make the design somewhat functional as well as look good. I’ve found though, that the bevel at the front tends to get a little uncomfortable when used for a while, so I’m working on that. I like it to function as a “stop” while holding the pen because they get slick with a really smooth finish, especially the acrylics.

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