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Project by woodbutcherbynight posted 02-20-2013 04:51 AM 749 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I had an inspiration recently and after a few tries managed to come up with a means to glue up sticks of 5/8” pen blanks at an angle without slippage. As I forgot to take pictures during the process I will have to post how I managed this at a later date.
Top to bottom #1 Yellowheart with purpleheart #2 Spalted Maple with purpleheart stripe #3 Spalted maple with purpleheart yellowheart stripes #4 Walnut with purpleheart, zebrawood, and yellowheart stripes #5 Some fancy acrylic I found at the wood show one year

Enjoy and be inspired.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.





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jeff

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#1 posted 02-20-2013 06:15 AM

nice pens i like them all…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#2 posted 02-27-2013 07:02 PM

The ones that cought my attention are the bullet pens. Nice Job….

-- Denvy, Tualatin, Oregon USA

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#3 posted 02-27-2013 07:03 PM

Anxious to view your next creative creations.

-- Denvy, Tualatin, Oregon USA

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woodbutcherbynight

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#4 posted 02-28-2013 12:18 AM

Probably the end of the week, just glued up another set and this time took pictures of the jig I use to do so. Tedious work but the end result is a unique pen. Bullet pens are out of control, everybody wants one … this year. Ah, well the market calls and one must have cash to pay for one’s woodworking habit.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#5 posted 02-28-2013 05:50 AM

Those are great pens! Nice work.

-- Scott

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#6 posted 02-04-2014 01:37 PM

After seeing the pencil holder you made for your friend I read that you made pens which led me to see these beautiful builds. Great build Gunny!
Semper Fi

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#7 posted 02-04-2014 11:55 PM

Thanks, a relaxing pastime with the benefit of always having a good gift ready to go ya know?

DBD

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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