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Project by Todd Adair posted 06-19-2013 07:51 PM 1772 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I just recently got into woodturning, more specifically, pen turning and I am hooked. I made my first pen back in December as a gift and got a lot of positive response from family and clients. I started making them as gifts but then people wanted to buy them, so I started selling them. These three are called Majestic Jrs. I used three different burls. Bimble box, maple, and black cherry. These 3 were Fathers Day gifts for one of my best clients. I was shocked when she told me she wanted three. I have been selling anywhere from 2 to 10 pens a week. The demand is crazy. I do about 6 different types and this particular model is my #2 best seller.

-- Todd Adair, Suwanee, Ga.





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Roger

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#1 posted 06-19-2013 10:54 PM

These are really nice writing instruments. Are you gettin your kits from PennSt? or? Just curious. Thnx in advance.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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NonnoTony48

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#2 posted 06-20-2013 10:21 AM

Hi Tod, If all your pens a like these, no wonder the demand is Crazy. Well done.

Cheers Tony.

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Todd Adair

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#3 posted 06-20-2013 11:03 AM

Yes. I order most everything from Penn State but I do get some stuff from woodturnerscatalog.

-- Todd Adair, Suwanee, Ga.

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#4 posted 08-13-2014 06:45 PM

Very inspiring Todd. You have me wanting to try a few myself.

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