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Project by DigBaddy posted 03-06-2013 06:34 PM 570 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My first attempt at a custom made blank. Took some old scraps of padauk and oak and glued them up. Then while turning I wanted to try a different pattern. Was surprised when the padauk came out shaped like it was. This is actually a very comfortable pen to hold.





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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 03-06-2013 11:02 PM

Looks good, like the mixing of woods. Make more.

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

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Dick

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#2 posted 03-07-2013 05:02 AM

Great use of scraps. Pens are definitely on my to-do list. Not having made one, I wonder if part of what might make this pen comfortable to hold is the slightly larger mass at the tip of the pen. If the opposite were true, perhaps the pen would be top heavy when writing? Thanks for sharing.

-- Dick

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clieb91

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#3 posted 03-08-2013 03:10 AM

Nicely done. I have yet to experiment much with segmenting but want to get around to trying some out. Great way to use up scraps. Be interested in seeing a pic of the preturned blank if you have one.

CtL

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Fishinbo

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#4 posted 03-08-2013 04:29 PM

Beautiful pen, like segmented turnings. Looks handy and comfortable to use.

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