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I realize it’s not wood, but it’s pretty…
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#1 posted 04-01-2008 12:25 AM
You are right this is a pretty pen. Is it an acrylic?
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#2 posted 04-01-2008 12:46 AM
Pretty nice looking.
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
#3 posted 04-01-2008 01:14 AM
Thanks Gary. I realize you don’t care for pens much so that matters. It is acrylic Scott… Picked this style up in volume at woodcraft when I was purchasing for the auction I told you about. I have many more to turn… :) After turnig just a bunch of these for free, I am just now getting back to thinking that turning pens aint so bad…
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#4 posted 04-01-2008 03:24 AM
Nice looking pens. Does the acrylic turn like wood?
-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.
#5 posted 04-01-2008 03:30 AM
similar..doesn’t smell like wood and tends to “string”. It is easy to cut and finishes up like…well, like polished plastic. Some of the patterns can be very striking.
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#6 posted 04-01-2008 04:27 AM
That is pretty! I know a lady who collects “cows” would love that pen. Looks like a Holstein. I think your background is two busy and mingle to much with your pens. You might want to try a more solid background.
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#7 posted 04-01-2008 11:03 AM
Bigguy, these really came out nice. Dittos on the background of the picture. They’d really stand out on a plain background.
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#8 posted 04-01-2008 04:08 PM
When I was working I had a fetish for pens. Lucky for me I didn’t have a lot of money and most pens only cost a few bucks. I do recall while on vacation a vendor was selling hundreds of pens he turned. At the time I was not aware that you could make your own pens by turning them yourself. If I knew that I woud have made my own. I like the size and the colors. It a keeper. Thanks for sharing you talents.
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#9 posted 04-01-2008 05:11 PM
Thanks for the tip on the background… I’ll give it a go.
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