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Project by Roger posted 511 days ago 1208 views 0 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nuttin fabulous. Just a couple of Bolt Action Pens made of Bicote. Finished with 4 coats of Hut Polish. Wish everyone a safe holiday weekend, and a Happy Thanksgiving tomorrow. Thnx for the looks, and/or comments.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net





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Brett

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#1 posted 511 days ago

Nice work Roger! That will be perfect. One for me and one for the Mrs. I will PM you the shipping address. ;)

The wood is very nice. How is it to turn? I have not used bicote before.

And Happy Thanksgiving!

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

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 511 days ago

Beautiful workmanship! Love the copper jacketed end!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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peteg

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#3 posted 511 days ago

Wow Roger, these look good enuf to fire a couple of rounds, never seen that timber B4, looks realy great
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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grandpasworkshop

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#4 posted 511 days ago

Load unlock and go kill your turkey. Nice job my friend

-- Grandpaj

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JohnGreco

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#5 posted 511 days ago

Nice! Those the gun metal finish?

-- John

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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 511 days ago

Very nice job x2. The “penmeister” strikes again—glad you’re getting in some shop time. Happy Thanksgiving to you, your family and friends, and all LJs out there!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Joe Lyddon

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#7 posted 511 days ago

Can’t really see how the bolt-action works…
... but it sure sounds & looks GOOD!

COOL stuff!!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Monte Pittman

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#8 posted 511 days ago

Good job. Love the wood. Fun build.

-- 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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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 511 days ago

Nice pens, Roger…love that wood!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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Dale J Struhar Sr

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#10 posted 511 days ago

Beautiful, Roger.

-- Dale, Ohio

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lanwater

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#11 posted 511 days ago

Bolt action pens are my favorite. Those are outstanding.

Great job.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Diggerjacks

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#12 posted 511 days ago

Hello Roger

These two pens are beautiful

This look nice but how is it to turn?

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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Roger

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#13 posted 511 days ago

Thnx everyone. Happy Thanksgiving to all. -JohnG: yes they are gun metal DiggerJ: Bicote turns as well as other hardwoods. Just keep those gouges and tools sharp. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Blackie_

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#14 posted 511 days ago

Nice looking pair of pens Roger, Don’t be out trying to shoot turkeys with those pens now. :)

Wishing you and family a Happy…Happy Thanksgiving

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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JL7

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#15 posted 511 days ago

You need a permit for them Roger? Lookin good!

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,001 ways that won't work.

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