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Project by Kerux posted 07-22-2008 07:42 AM 918 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.

-- http://caledoniachurchofchrist.yolasite.com/





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Callum Kendall

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#1 posted 07-22-2008 10:26 AM

Great work!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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trifern

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#2 posted 07-22-2008 12:40 PM

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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darryl

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#3 posted 07-22-2008 01:09 PM

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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rikkor

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#4 posted 07-22-2008 01:24 PM

Very classy. Nice work.

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Garyb6

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#5 posted 07-22-2008 02:01 PM

Beautiful work. Thanks for sharing.

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

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itsme_timd

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#6 posted 07-22-2008 02:56 PM

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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ryno101

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#7 posted 07-22-2008 03:45 PM

Kerux,

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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Bigbuck

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#8 posted 07-22-2008 04:36 PM

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

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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HokieMojo

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#9 posted 07-22-2008 05:24 PM

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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Kerux

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#10 posted 07-23-2008 05:42 AM

Thanks everyone.

Hokie,

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.

-Jon

-- http://caledoniachurchofchrist.yolasite.com/

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Karson

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#11 posted 07-23-2008 05:50 AM

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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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jeanmarc

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#12 posted 08-03-2008 10:02 AM

Excellent work .Nice pens

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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