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Ebony, Purple Heart, and Yellow Heart Slimline Pen

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Project by Aaron Sparrow posted 08-01-2013 12:08 AM 1494 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my first attempt at a laminated pen. I used yellow glue in the long grain part of the glue up, and epoxy in the end grain parts. The woods used are ebony, yellow heart, and purple heart. It is finished with shellawax. This was a fun project for me to build. My wife wants to keep it, so that is a great compliment to me.

-- Aaron, Whitby, Ontario, http://sparrowwoodworks.blogspot.ca/





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WoodenFrog

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#1 posted 08-01-2013 12:19 AM

Cool looking pen, Nice work! I say let her have it, if not you might have to build a dog house!! LOL!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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John Lowell

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#2 posted 08-01-2013 01:46 AM

Super pen! Never tried to build up, still working on the mono colors!

-- Trying, but lots to learn.....

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Aaron Sparrow

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#3 posted 08-01-2013 02:02 AM

WoodenFrog, that’s funny. I have already given her two pens and a pencil, but you’re right. Maybe I should start looking at dog house plans. :)

-- Aaron, Whitby, Ontario, http://sparrowwoodworks.blogspot.ca/

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#4 posted 08-05-2013 04:39 PM

It looks great. Like the color combo, very attractive. Nice finish and fit too. Well done!

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