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Project by Adam posted 04-04-2013 02:38 PM 460 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here is a sample of one of the many pens I’ve made. I started turning pens one winter when I didn’t want to be outside in the cold and I didn’t have the shop that I do now. This one is made from Hackberry that was harvested here in the ozarks. I’ve enjoyed using local woods when possible. Hackberry has been one of my favorites. Personally, I couldn’t recognize a standing hackberry tree if I had to, but my (ex-forestry service) uncle has graciously provided me with some of it from his stash.

Thanks for looking!





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 04-04-2013 03:39 PM

Nice pen

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

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clieb91

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#2 posted 04-05-2013 01:33 PM

Adam, Welcome aboard. That is a nice looking pen. Funny enough I was just discussing the possiblilty of removing a Hackberry tree yesterday. My comment was if it has to come down I am sure it will make some nice pens and ornaments. Now I know it will.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#3 posted 04-08-2013 02:25 PM

Great looking pen! Like the beautiful wood, has a nice fit and finish. Well done!

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