Chokecherry Burl Pen

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Project by ryno101 posted 06-27-2008 05:21 AM 1623 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The kit is Rhodium Jr. Retro Rollerball, Chokecherry Burl with 2 coats of HUT Friction Polish and a coat of shellac thinned with 4 parts alcohol.

Practicing up for the Pen Turners' Swap Round 2

A gift for my wife, and the first pen I’ve made that I’m excited to share…

-- Ryno

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#1 posted 06-27-2008 05:47 AM

Pretty pen, haven’t seen chokecherry before. Neat looking wood. Nice Pen.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#2 posted 06-27-2008 09:28 AM


This is a gorgeous pen. These things are addictive so turn them with caution. :)

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 06-27-2008 11:59 AM

Chokecherry burl, very interesting… great looking pen!

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#4 posted 06-27-2008 12:43 PM

A very unique looking wood, & a great turning job.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#5 posted 06-27-2008 01:13 PM

Very nice looking pen done with superb execution. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#6 posted 06-27-2008 01:34 PM

really nice looking burl.
great work, your wife must be happy.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#7 posted 06-27-2008 03:48 PM

Hi Ryno;

Very beautiful!

Both the wood and the work.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 06-27-2008 04:13 PM

A great looking pen. Nice wood selection.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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