Blue Maple Burl

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Project by Kerux posted 2199 days ago 902 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a Rhodium/Gold Jr. Gent II Rollerball made with Dyed Blue Maple Burl.

The second picture is the same only made with Pink Ivory.


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#1 posted 2199 days ago

Great work!

Thanks for the post


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#2 posted 2199 days ago

Excellent work Kerux. I am going to have to break out of my European pen comfort zone and try one of these. Thank you for sharing.

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

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#3 posted 2199 days ago

both look great. I’ve got to claim the blue dyed maple burl as my favorite.
the photography/display of that maple burl is outstanding.

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#4 posted 2199 days ago

Very classy. Nice work.

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#5 posted 2199 days ago

Beautiful work. Thanks for sharing.

-- Garyb6, “True simplicity does not reveal the tremendous effort it requires.” - Somerset Maugham

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#6 posted 2199 days ago

Very nice pens! I love the blue maple burl and the Jr. Gent is my favorite pen to make.

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA

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#7 posted 2199 days ago


You continue to show us the gorgeous work you’re doing with these pens… They look fantastic.

Looking forward to seeing more of your work! Keep it up.

-- Ryno

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#8 posted 2199 days ago

Nice pens, I really like the pink Ivory but they both look good.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#9 posted 2199 days ago

do you mind commenting on your dye process. I’ve been reading about some other peoples processes on this site, but I’d love to hear yours. very nice work.

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#10 posted 2198 days ago

Thanks everyone.


I use analine dyes that I will mix myself. I don’t do the pressure dying. I just trim the pen down and then add my dye, sandy, add dye… sand…etc until I get it to where I want it.



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#11 posted 2198 days ago

Some great looking pens. A great job.

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

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#12 posted 2187 days ago

Excellent work .Nice pens

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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