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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 10-07-2013 05:27 AM 1154 views 3 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Top to bottom:
1) Osage orange and purple heart.
2) African winge and osage orange.
3) Osage orange, turning against grain.
4) Plywood, YES, plywood only.
5) Osage orange and padauk.
6) Many kinds of timber.
Another reason to keep all off cuts of your wood work, no matter how small they are.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....





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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 10-07-2013 05:43 AM

Very COOL pens, Sam!

Very nice wood… pretty…

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 10-07-2013 05:47 AM

Wow very nice Sam.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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degoose

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#3 posted 10-07-2013 06:30 AM

i still have and use the one you gave me at the Sydney Wood Show a few years back…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#4 posted 10-07-2013 06:34 AM

Nice job Sam. Does osage orange grow in Australia?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Sam Shakouri

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#5 posted 10-07-2013 06:40 AM

Yes, Topa, in NSW around where I live in Compbilltown, West of Sydney.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#6 posted 10-07-2013 06:45 AM

Hmmm, I thought it just grew in Texas. That nasty wind must have blown some seed over to Australia! ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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hunter71

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#7 posted 10-07-2013 09:54 AM

Plan on writing a lot of letters? Nice job Sam

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Bob Collins

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#8 posted 10-07-2013 09:55 AM

Nice assortment of pens Sam, great use of the woods, pleased to see a plywood only amongst them. Real nice.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Eagle1

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#9 posted 10-07-2013 10:32 AM

Very nice pens Sam. I especially like the second one down.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Sam Shakouri

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#10 posted 10-07-2013 10:58 AM

Hunter71, A friend’s “Thank You, Sam” is payment enough.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 10-07-2013 11:59 AM

Very nice pens, Sam. Osage orange is one of my favorites!!

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

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lew

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#12 posted 10-07-2013 01:46 PM

Cool, Sam!
I like the one with the Celtic Knot.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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helluvawreck

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#13 posted 10-07-2013 01:57 PM

That’s quite a collection of pens. They all look good.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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NaptownWood

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#14 posted 10-07-2013 03:37 PM

Something i can aspire to. Cool. I just bought my first pen mandrel yesterday, and the first 10mm pen hardware.

-- Witty signature line still pending

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Schwieb

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#15 posted 10-07-2013 06:35 PM

Pens are great fun to make. Turning is actually the easiest part I think. Nice use of those small bits of precious hardwoods.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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