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Project by JJones98042 posted 10-01-2012 03:32 PM 1216 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been busy working on some pens as gifts for family members for this upcoming Christmas. All pen kits are from PSI. All are finished using CA.

Here are the details (from left to right)
  • Gold Slimline with Purpleheart.
  • Bullet Pen in chrome. Mystery wood (Looks like a Rosewood to me).
  • Gold Slimline with Padauk.
  • Gold Slimline with Rosewood.
  • Gold Slimline with Bamboo.
  • Gold Slimline with Purple (Amethyst) Acrylic.
The second picture:
  • Designer NT in Chrome with “Orange Crush” Acrylic.
  • Designer NT in Gold with Red Acrylic.
  • Designer NT in Gold with Blue/Purple Acrylic.
  • Designer NT in Gold with Zebrawood.
  • Designer NT in Gold with Cocobolo.

-- "Keep thy airspeed up, lest the earth come from below and smite thee." - William Kershner





9 comments so far

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deadwood

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#1 posted 10-01-2012 03:38 PM

Nice pens will have to try some day. They look smooth and nice clean finish.

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Thrain98

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#2 posted 10-01-2012 03:42 PM

Wow, those turned out awesome! Nice work! :)

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clieb91

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#3 posted 10-01-2012 04:22 PM

J, they look good. Looks like you got that CA finish down.

CtL

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copcarcollector

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#4 posted 10-01-2012 07:20 PM

Very nice group!

CA finish looks great, that is next on my list to attempt!

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Fishinbo

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#5 posted 10-01-2012 07:53 PM

I say, lucky family !!! Sweet pens!

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Roger

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#6 posted 10-01-2012 11:32 PM

All fantastic lookin writin tools. I’ve gotta check out the CA finish thing a bit closer. How many coats? Thnx in advance

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Brett

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#7 posted 10-02-2012 12:20 AM

Nice work Jay! I’m glad to see that you are getting some shop time. Very nice, consistant shape and finish on the pens.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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MJliz

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#8 posted 10-02-2012 08:51 PM

Awesome pens. Great job!

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JJones98042

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#9 posted 10-04-2012 03:00 PM

Thanks for the kind words everyone.

They have somewhere between 10-20 coats of CA. I just cut up a paper towel and stop when I run out of strips.

-- "Keep thy airspeed up, lest the earth come from below and smite thee." - William Kershner

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