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I turned my first cigar kit this evening and I must say, I really like the kit. The blank is Honduran Rosewood.
-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"
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#1 posted 07-10-2008 03:48 AM
pretty – the wood. I like the cigars too. Very nice.
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#2 posted 07-10-2008 04:26 AM
Beautiful wood, nicely done. A fantastic looking pen.
-- Ryno http://shawsheenwoodworks.com
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#3 posted 07-10-2008 05:02 AM
I have to agree, the wood looks fantastic.I like the size and weight of the cigar too, though lately I’ve been using that last jr gent I made and really like the feel of that kit.
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#4 posted 07-10-2008 05:39 AM
Great first cigar Grant. I have not tried to turn one of these yet. They intrigue me though. I like the idea of thicker wood for some blanks, possible even a corn cob. You have inspired me – Thanks.
-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.
Dick, & Barb Cain
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#5 posted 07-10-2008 01:08 PM
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#6 posted 07-10-2008 01:49 PM
Thanks for the post
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#7 posted 07-14-2008 10:52 PM
Wow! I would have thought you turned it from an acrylic. Really outstanding pop to the grain. Terrific job finishing it.
Those Cigar kits are very popular at my office. It’s a larger pen, but for a larger hand, so the guys in my office love them.
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#8 posted 01-21-2010 08:51 PM
Gorgeous Pen!! If you don’t mind where did you order the blank from?
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#9 posted 01-21-2010 09:01 PM
very nice…i make most of my pens from cigars…very smooth mechanism….did you say what type of finish you used?
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