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Wanted to make me something for the office, and am a big fan of mechanical pencils (over pens). Made this one out of Rosewood using a slim-pencil kit.

finish is 6 coats of HUT crystal coat and 2 coats of bees wax.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.





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ellen35

2566 posts in 2069 days


#1 posted 840 days ago

Very nice, Sharon. Love the rosewood.
I think I know someone who can make you a nice box for that (see previous project!)

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Mauricio

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#2 posted 840 days ago

Pretty cool, I like the shape.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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Lenny

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#3 posted 839 days ago

Sleek yet ergonomic. Very nice pencil Sharon.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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Douglas Bordner

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#4 posted 839 days ago

Looks good, and I bet it is easier to write with the enlarged lower portion.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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moonls

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#5 posted 839 days ago

The rosewood is beautiful and the pencil shape is distinctive. Nice job Sharon!

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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ed220

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#6 posted 839 days ago

Very nice. Glad to see not everyone uses CA glue for a finish. Lets the natural color come out more. Very impressive.
Thanks for posting it.

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Martyroc

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#7 posted 838 days ago

Very nicely done, looks good.

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

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DaytonHM

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#8 posted 836 days ago

I really like that…nice work!

Aaron

-- DaytonHM Dayton Va.

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