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Found a small cutting board in a local dept store. It was warped but the salesperson marked it down for me. I think I’ll get 10 or 12 pens out of it…not bad, I’m thinking

-- Bevy - NH





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 644 days ago

Nice work, good salvage

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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ShaneA

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#2 posted 644 days ago

Really nice looking, you have done the wood proud.

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majuvla

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#3 posted 644 days ago

I also find wood for my workshop from lot different sources. This is one more to try.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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hunter71

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#4 posted 644 days ago

Pens are certainly nice, but the find is great.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Tom Godfrey

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#5 posted 644 days ago

I will go to yard sales, thrift stores and my eye is alway open for wood items. Not that I want the item, I want the wood. I was able to purchase a nice piece of walnut but cant remember what I paid, but most likely no more than a couple of dollars.
Not even sure when I will use it for but know I could get a lot of pen blanks out of it.
I am making pens but not happy with my work yet. Just cant seem to get a decent finish on the wood yet. I read a lot and see what others are doing but for the life of me it don’t work out for me.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 644 days ago

Nice save and good looking pens : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Surfside

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#7 posted 644 days ago

You’re on the right track !

-- "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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Sergio

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#8 posted 643 days ago

Really wonderful wood. And you make good use of it!

-- - Greetings from Brazil - --

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