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Project by MattinBolingbrook posted 07-15-2013 03:09 PM 535 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just started turning pens and these are my first effort. I’ll be turning a lot more as they are fun and quick! I know that I have so much to learn. The pens are purpleheart (the thin one), walnut (the “shapely” one and the thicker navigator), and the last one is acrylic from Woodcraft.

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#1 posted 07-15-2013 09:32 PM

Great job for first time pen turning…:)

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#2 posted 07-15-2013 10:49 PM

Looks like a great first attempt!
Or any number attempt!!
They look great!!!

I hope to soon join the “LJ Pen Pal Club”....
I’m in the process of setting up my turning chisel sharpening station….
Then I’ll start to turn, turn, turn!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#3 posted 07-18-2013 03:32 PM

You got talent and skills, they all look great and to think it’s your first time. Great job!

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