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Project by matt12874 posted 616 days ago 1191 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started making pens just over a month ago, now I can’t stop.
The $1000 I have made on them in the last month has not hurt :)
First pic is Jack Daniels oak, second a laser cut, third is maple, fourth is Olivewood, fifth is Mun Ebony
and the final one is a display for a craft show this weekend!

Thanks for looking

-- Matt





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BadDavid

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#1 posted 616 days ago

Hey Matt,
My wife says “as long as the money is deposited in the bank you are good”. I do not make pens but a friend does. Do you have any advice I can give?

-- BD, where bad wood finds a home. Va

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Roger

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#2 posted 616 days ago

Sounds like you’ve done really good. You’ve got some nice writing tools there.

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

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Rick

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#3 posted 616 days ago

Very Nice Indeed!! Thanks for Posting!

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 616 days ago

Funny how profits motivate! Nice job. Hope it only gets better for you from here on!

-- 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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Rustic

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#5 posted 616 days ago

Welcome to my addiction. What is your secret to selling them?

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 616 days ago

These are all great.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Major

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#7 posted 615 days ago

Matt,

Just started the pen making myself (just waiting for the mechanisms to turn up) and yours are an inspiration and it’s giving me impetus to set up a display cabinet and make some money. From where are you buying your supplies?

Thanks for posting.

Eddie

-- What is this life if full of care we have no time to stand and stare!

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nickel

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#8 posted 615 days ago

http://www.woodturningz.com/ by far has the best prices and selection

-- -Nickel Risk

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doordude

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#9 posted 615 days ago

addiction is the american way to profit

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Surfside

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#10 posted 615 days ago

Promising work! Those are all fantastic.

-- "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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Rustic

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#11 posted 615 days ago

actually try www.pennstateind.com or www.penmakingsupplies.com

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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matt12874

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#12 posted 615 days ago

I live in Canada and buy my pen supplies from www.penblanks.ca
They are the cheapest I have found and I recieve my order within 3 days of ordering by regular mail
Thanks for all the comments

-- Matt

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