Freedom Pens

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Project by TheDane posted 09-25-2012 10:38 PM 8259 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I turned out a batch of 25 Freedom Pens and got them ready to mail back to the project administrators.

These are all mahogony, finished with O.B.’s Shine Juice.

I think turning pens is a good skill-building exercise. These were done with the lathe running at 4000rpm, using an oval skew for the bulk of the work, and a 1/2” curved skew for some of the finer details.

BTW … if anyone is interested, drop a note to Capt Eddie Castelin ( and tell him you want to sign up! With Veteran’s Day 2012 just a few weeks away, now would be a great time to let someone in uniform know you appreciate what they are doing for us!


-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 09-25-2012 11:30 PM

You’ve been very busy…

Nice pens…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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John Gray

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#2 posted 09-25-2012 11:30 PM

Good job!!!!! I turned 80 some pens for the project last year. ;-)

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#3 posted 09-26-2012 09:01 PM

Cheers! To your freedom pens and to people who gave us freedom !!!

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