Purpleheart Pen

  • Advertise with us
Project by supersOAKer posted 08-08-2013 01:20 AM 774 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wow, Ive been busy finishing my masters and neglecting my wood. Anyway, my wife loves the color purple. I (with shopmania’s help) made this pen out of purpleheart for her. We used a blank and turned it on his lathe. She liked it.

-- John, SC

5 comments so far

View lumberjoe's profile


2894 posts in 2088 days

#1 posted 08-08-2013 02:28 AM

That came out nice. What did you use to finish it?


View Vince's profile


1140 posts in 3269 days

#2 posted 08-08-2013 05:34 AM

Sweet, remember to keep it in the light for it to stay a bright Purple.

-- Vince

View JJones98042's profile


228 posts in 2092 days

#3 posted 08-08-2013 02:50 PM

Very nice! :)

-- "Keep thy airspeed up, lest the earth come from below and smite thee." - William Kershner

View supersOAKer's profile


12 posts in 1684 days

#4 posted 08-10-2013 12:52 AM

We finished it with shellawax. Pretty nice stuff, it brings out some color and dries in about 20 sec.

-- John, SC

View Fishinbo's profile


11362 posts in 2015 days

#5 posted 08-12-2013 03:41 PM

It’s a beautiful and well made pen, your wife deserves one. Great fit and finish too.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics