Freedom Pens

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Project by TheDane posted 11-06-2012 08:39 PM 1448 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I turned out still another batch of 25 Freedom Pens and got them ready to mail back to the project administrators.

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

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 days 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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#1 posted 11-06-2012 08:54 PM

Beautiful pens :) The recipients should be happy with it!

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#2 posted 11-06-2012 09:24 PM

What a very smart work!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 11-06-2012 10:36 PM

Nice bunch of pens!

You have been very BUSY!

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

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#4 posted 11-06-2012 11:24 PM

You did it again Dane! Thanks for serving our warriors. In some part – you make it better.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#5 posted 11-07-2012 02:29 AM

As a recipient of some of these pens during my last deployment, I would just like to say thank you for your time, money and effort to make these for those in uniform. Everyone in my command really enjoyed them and I have two that I put in my chest where I put little things that I’ve collected over my years in the Navy.

The local Woodcraft is sponsoring a pen making event this Saturday. My daughter and I plan on going to make a few ourselves.

-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA

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#6 posted 11-07-2012 04:10 AM

Al—Thanks for the kind words! And thank you for your service.


-- 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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#7 posted 11-08-2012 06:09 PM

Nice work there!
Glad to see the new shop in use.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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