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Project by matt12874 posted 11-22-2012 10:09 PM 1239 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 11-22-2012 11:44 PM

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 11-23-2012 12:09 AM

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 11-23-2012 02:53 AM

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 11-23-2012 03:00 AM

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

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Rustic

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#5 posted 11-23-2012 03:03 AM

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 11-23-2012 05:30 AM

These are all great.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Major

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#7 posted 11-23-2012 02:34 PM

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 11-23-2012 04:13 PM

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 11-23-2012 06:01 PM

addiction is the american way to profit

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Surfside

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#10 posted 11-23-2012 09:41 PM

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 11-23-2012 11:30 PM

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 11-24-2012 01:15 AM

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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