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Project by Tomoose posted 04-07-2013 11:11 PM 816 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I know, there are too many pen posts on here already…

But these are some of my first ones, made as a bunch of Christmas gifts for last Christmas. I did somewhere in the neighborhood of 25 pens and pencils. Lots of different woods, burls, tried some Celtic Knots, one with crazy scallops – took forever to cut and glue up that blank, but my wife sure loves it.

Not all of the ones I did are in the photos because they were gift-wrapped too soon and I for got to take photos. gave matching pen/pencil sets to everyone in my office and they liked them a lot. Finish is CA glue – you can really get that shiny going through some really high grits. I had a 3M headlight restoration kit with leftover pads and polishing compound and it worked great for these.

Thanks for looking!

-- cut it twice and it's still too short...





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cajunpen

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#1 posted 04-07-2013 11:27 PM

That is some good looking pens. I like the finish that you achieved – CA glue? The Celtic Knots are also cool.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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woodbutcherbynight

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#2 posted 04-08-2013 12:15 AM

nice looking pens

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

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 04-08-2013 12:31 AM

nice work

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deparrott

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#4 posted 04-08-2013 12:44 AM

Nice job on the pens. I know from personal experience how time consuming it can be. I’m curious about the white pen with what looks like a bunch of darker inlays. Would you be willing to talk about how you achieved those results?

-- http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodTurningCity

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#5 posted 04-08-2013 01:18 AM

Great job on the pens

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Kevin

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#6 posted 04-08-2013 02:49 AM

I’m a beginning pen turner. I’ve turned approximately 50 basic pens.
How do you do the celtic knots?

Thanks

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stefang

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#7 posted 04-08-2013 04:53 PM

Great looking pens and I can’t say I have seen too many.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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