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Project by matt12874 posted 03-30-2013 03:01 AM 831 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The weather is getting warm enough to be out in the garage without heater, gloves and a coat.
Making some new pens was near the top of my long list of things that I need to work on.
First one: Carbon fiber on a black bolt-action.
Second: Walnut on a chrome bolt-action.
Third: Poplar on a gun metal streamline.
Fourth: Bocote on a gold cushion grip click pen.
Fifth: Woodland camo on a chrome cushion grip click pen.
Sixth: Olive wood on a gold round top euro.

-- Matt





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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 03-30-2013 03:16 AM

How was the carbon fiber to turn? They look great!

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

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matt12874

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#2 posted 03-30-2013 12:28 PM

The carbon fiber comes wrapped on the brass tube and is cast with a clear resin. So it turns just like the acrylics do, you just have to polish it a little more as the clear resin shows sanding scratches more.

-- Matt

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 03-30-2013 01:17 PM

Arr Arr Arr…............Great pens!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 03-30-2013 02:28 PM

Some great pens.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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woodbutcherbynight

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#5 posted 03-31-2013 01:05 AM

Thanks, may have to pick some up and try it next pen season.

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

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#6 posted 04-02-2013 03:59 PM

They are all beautiful pens! You have beautiful blanks, great fit and finish. Like best the olive wood, amazing grain on it.

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#7 posted 10-10-2013 08:14 PM

I know this was long ago but where did you find the chrome cushion grip pen kit, all I can find is gold. These are all awesome pens by the way the carbon fiber and the camo and chrome cushion grip pens are my favorite

-- Doug, Italy

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