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Bubinga Cigar Pen

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Project by ShannonRogers posted 06-01-2008 04:30 AM 822 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my colleagues was just promoted into an account management role and I made this pen for him to help him impress his customers and close some deals.

Sanded to 12,000 grit, EEE cream, Danish Oil, then some Shellawax for final finish. I really like what the Danish Oil does to the color of the bubinga.

I got a little artsy on the photo with the Ziracote in the background.

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#1 posted 06-01-2008 04:35 AM

Beautiful pen. You may have to make some more for him. I like to give clients the pens I have made when they sign the contract. Thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 06-01-2008 04:40 AM

that bubinga is beautiful. i love the grain too. thanks for the post.

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#3 posted 06-01-2008 05:14 AM

Shannon,

This is a beautiful pen. Thanks for sharing both the project and the story behind it.

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