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I realize it’s not wood, but it’s pretty…

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. Gilroy, CA





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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 2304 days ago

You are right this is a pretty pen. Is it an acrylic?

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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GaryK

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#2 posted 2304 days ago

Pretty nice looking.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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bigguy

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#3 posted 2304 days ago

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…

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. Gilroy, CA

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trifern

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#4 posted 2304 days ago

Nice looking pens. Does the acrylic turn like wood?

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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bigguy

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#5 posted 2304 days ago

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.

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. Gilroy, CA

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Kerux

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#6 posted 2304 days ago

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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rikkor

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#7 posted 2303 days ago

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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Dominic Vanacora

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#8 posted 2303 days ago

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.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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bigguy

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#9 posted 2303 days ago

Thanks for the tip on the background… I’ll give it a go.

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. Gilroy, CA

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