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Project by Rustic posted 07-08-2012 12:09 AM 1268 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

.50 caliber machine gun bullet pen. The wood is walnut and it is for my supervisor at work.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 07-08-2012 12:15 AM

He will LOVE it. Great job.

This is C O O L !

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Stormy

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#2 posted 07-08-2012 01:14 AM

Now that’s a pen. Or should I say ….PEN! I love it.

-- Stormy: Sometimes the wood just tells you what it wants to be.

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 07-08-2012 01:17 AM

Which end do you hand towards you’re boss;-)

Nice job, I’m sure he’ll like it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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sedcokid

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#4 posted 07-08-2012 03:03 AM

Rick, I am certain that your supervisor will really like this pen.

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Bill729

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#5 posted 07-08-2012 03:19 AM

Given the relative masses of the materials, it appears like it would be “top heavy” as a writing implement.
On the other hand, a man could probably reload the cartridge and fire it, causing serious damage to life and/or property. Perhaps a great Christmas gift for discharged veterans or their families? I prefer your other pens.

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vipond33

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#6 posted 07-08-2012 11:13 AM

Very nicely done, as long as you don’t go shooting your mouth off with it. How do you re-load it?
gene

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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douglbe

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#7 posted 07-08-2012 01:34 PM

Cool! Nicely done.

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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Rustic

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#8 posted 07-08-2012 02:50 PM

It is not too bad on being top heavy. It is a twist pen.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 07-08-2012 03:42 PM

Whoa!!!!!!!!!!! Outta sight, Rick.
Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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mafe

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#10 posted 07-08-2012 04:44 PM

Bang!
Spot on.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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308Gap

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#11 posted 07-08-2012 05:34 PM

Guns and wood a perfect fit. Very cool.

-- Thank You Veterans!

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craigo

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#12 posted 07-08-2012 08:04 PM

as your supervisor I take it he “calls the shots…” sorry couldn’t resist haha nice idea I love it!

-- making something from nothing, and making it your own... thats life.

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kiefer

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#13 posted 07-08-2012 11:42 PM

Well done
Just stay out out of the line of fire.

-- Kiefer 松

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Roger

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#14 posted 07-08-2012 11:55 PM

50 cal baby.. go BIG er go on… lol

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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