Jim Beam Barrel Pens

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Project by Rustic posted 09-16-2013 12:16 AM 1117 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these for 3 of my cousins. I got a Jim Beam Whiskey barrel stave and decided to make these pens. I loved working with this wood. You can smell the whiskey as I was turning them.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#1 posted 09-16-2013 12:24 AM

Good job and I am sure they will like ‘em.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 09-16-2013 02:44 AM

Nice ones, Rick!! Looks like the lathe is still spinning!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 09-16-2013 03:37 AM

I love it, Rick! Barrel, bullet….. Turned, rifling….. Brilliant! I would have just made a bunch of tooth picks and chewed on them ALL day:-)

-- Cheers and God Bless

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#4 posted 09-19-2013 01:38 AM

Oh yea. 30 and a 50 cal is what ya need. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 09-19-2013 04:56 PM

Good looking pens! Great use of the barrel stave, great fit and finish as well.

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