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Project by tohmar posted 09-22-2012 10:29 PM 1393 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is pen # 3 from my “Beginners Pen Making Kit” I purchased from Busy Bee Tools.

My co-worker gave me a couple of pieces of Walnut and American Beech, so in return I will be giving him this pen made from that wood.

This is a Standard pen (the kit contains 5 of them), and I attempted some new techniques. (well, they’re all new to me)

One of the new techniques was the rope burn in the grooves on the top half.
I saw Carl Jacobson do this on his You Tube channel.

The second technique was a CA finish, but I buggered it up and had to sand it off. I decided to just do with Minwax.

Thanks for looking





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#1 posted 09-23-2012 12:08 AM

Looks good from here : )

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#2 posted 09-23-2012 02:13 AM

Looks great. How is beech to turn?

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#3 posted 09-23-2012 02:49 AM

Turned nice. Alot like the walnut, but had a slight sweet smell.

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#4 posted 09-23-2012 03:06 PM

Beautiful pen

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