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A few more Civil War Pens. the center is of Zebrawood, and lower left is Honduran Rosewood, above it is, Yucatan Rosewood, then top right is, Eucalyptus Burl, and lower right is Bicote. Shwhew!! I’m dizzy… Thnx fer lookin. I appreciate any comments, good, bad, and/or ugly…... and, hey, Superdave, put down the mirror!! LOL

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net





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WoodJediNTraining

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#1 posted 713 days ago

Wow Roger Very Nice! And love the presentation !!

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi, http://www.asimpledesignofocala.com

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bubbared

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#2 posted 713 days ago

A beautiful set of pens my friend

-- Joe, Florida

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#3 posted 713 days ago

Awesome pens~

-- Ride hard or go home~

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jaykaypur

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#4 posted 713 days ago

Good job on these.

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

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#5 posted 713 days ago

Great job—especially the Eucalyptus Burl, which my wife just appropriated. Hope you’re in the mood to make more in the near future as we’re figuring out a couple of birthday presents. Thanks for a really neat pen!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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lew

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#6 posted 713 days ago

These are really gorgeous, Roger!
I made a couple of these for some Civil War historians. Wanted to use wood from the Gettysburg battlefield. Those park rangers are really nasty when you try to swipe a branch!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Box

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#7 posted 713 days ago

Excellent pend Roger…You also did a fine job on your marketing materials. I bit of history about the pend, materials used and yourself goes a long way in marketing. Glad to see you are selling them.

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lanwater

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#8 posted 713 days ago

Those pens look great Roger.

You have been busy.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Blackie_

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#9 posted 713 days ago

Roger you keep making these pens you’re going to run out of pockets to put them in. :)

Very Nice!

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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Monte Pittman

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#10 posted 713 days ago

You do a really nice job of these. Your presentation makes it extremely impressive. I don’t have a lathe yet, so all this stuff is still on the bucket list.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 713 days ago

Those are some beauties, Roger!!

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

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sedcokid

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#12 posted 713 days ago

Great look’in pens there Roger!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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lumberjoe

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#13 posted 713 days ago

These look awesome! How did you get them so shiny, CA glue? I’ve got to try finishing with CA instead of HUT

-- www.etsy.com/shop/KandJWoodCrafts

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scrollingmom

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#14 posted 713 days ago

Very nice. Good presentation with the Civil War paper too. I like it.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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Roger

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#15 posted 713 days ago

Thnx everyone. lumberjoe: believe it or not, these are finished with Hut bars. 2 coats of satin, and 2 coats of gloss. I know a lot o folks on here use CA glue. I haven’t used it enough to be good with it. (in my eyes)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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