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Project by D_Allen posted 10-07-2012 02:09 AM 908 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This one also uses a gun metal double twist cigar pen kit.
Wood is Lignum Vitae…as far as I can tell.
On this one I used a modified flat washer around the nib and just 2 thin magnets in the ash.
It doesn’t hold on as well and the hardware was just a bit proud of the blanks so there is a small gap between the 2 wood pieces. This CAO label really doesn’t go with a green cigar color but they looked good together.
Anyway, another for the collection and offering.
Thanks for looking.

-- Website is finally up and running....www.woodandwrite.com





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lew

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#1 posted 10-07-2012 02:57 AM

Nice!
Is the band on these pens covered/protected from wear?

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

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Vince

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#2 posted 10-07-2012 05:49 AM

That is nice work, and looks real.

-- Vince

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D_Allen

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#3 posted 10-07-2012 01:41 PM

Thanks all.

The cigar band is applied with spray adhesive on the back and then there are 4-6 coats of the same CA finish on top. I need to use that many to get the edges filled in enough to be sure it won’t be worn away.

-- Website is finally up and running....www.woodandwrite.com

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majuvla

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#4 posted 10-08-2012 03:50 PM

Intersting work!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Kevin

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#5 posted 10-09-2012 12:03 AM

Can you please describe how you get the ash part to look so realistic?
Thanks.

By the way, I’m a big fan of your work.

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Anapolis7

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#6 posted 10-09-2012 01:30 AM

Just looking at your pens is making me want to go pick up a Padron Annivesario.

When I was in college, I had a humidor in my apartment and I would smoke one a few nights a week. I miss those days.

Nice work!

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